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Rural Health
Resources by State: Georgia

COVID-19 in Appalachia
Offers information, data, and resources for addressing COVID-19 in the Appalachian region. Includes county level COVID-19 confirmed case counts with economic status and its impact on key socioeconomic indicators. Provides additional information for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grantees.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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Georgia Department of Public Health - COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)
Resources and information on Georgia's response to COVID-19, including the state hotline, guidance for healthcare providers and other organizations, news and updates, and information on COVID-19 cases and deaths by county in the state.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Georgia Department of Public Health
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Georgia Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Georgia in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Appalachian Diseases of Despair
Uses data from the 2018 Multiple Cause of Death database to provide information on mortality from overdose, suicide, and alcoholic liver disease/cirrhosis among people ages 15-64. Includes data and statistics, with information broken down by Appalachian state, region, gender, and metropolitan or nonmetropolitan status.
Author(s): Michael Meit, Megan Heffernan, Erin Tanenbaum, Maggie Cherney, Victoria Hallman
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Georgia
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Georgia Counties with Rural and Critical Access Hospitals
Map showing Georgia counties with rural hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Demographics, Comorbidities and Outcomes in Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients in Rural Southwest Georgia
Study of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in rural Southwest Georgia, including demographics, comorbidities, and mortality. Presents data for 522 patients and examines comorbidities including hypertension, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, asthma, diabetes, immunosuppression, and others.
Author(s): Priyank Shah, Jack Owens, James Franklin, et al.
Citation: Annals of Medicine, 52(7), 354-360
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
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State of Georgia Rural Health Clinics
Map showing locations of Rural Health Clinics by county in Georgia.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
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Improving Rural Health: State Policy Options for Increasing Access to Care
Discusses strategies from state legislatures and other stakeholders to increase access to healthcare in rural areas. Focuses on policies and policy options for state legislatures in three areas: improving health insurance coverage, safeguarding rural health facilities, and changing rural healthcare delivery. Features examples from Colorado, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
Author(s): Jack Pitsor
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2014-2018 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density.
Additional links: All Report Data, All Report Maps, All Report Tables
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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