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Rural Health
Resources by State: Iowa

Iowa COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered Report
Reports on COVID-19 vaccines administered, initiated, and completed in Iowa. Includes maps displaying the total number of doses administered and vaccine series completed, with information broken down by recipients' county of residence and by county of vaccine provider.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Department of Public Health
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Iowa - COVID-19 in Iowa
Information on Iowa's response to COVID-19. Reports statistics on testing, positive cases, and deaths, including data by county. Also lists locations and schedules for testing, guidance and proclamations, and health and other resources for Iowa residents.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: State of Iowa
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Rural and Urban COVID-19 Hot Spots
Line chart showing COVID-19 cases per capita over time for selected rural and urban hot spots. Rural hot spots include Western Kansas and Oklahoma, Southern Minnesota, Central Iowa, and Central Mississippi.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Iowa Department of Public Health - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Resources and information on Iowa's response to COVID-19, including resources for healthcare providers and other organizations, press releases, and more.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Department of Public Health
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Iowa Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Iowa 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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Rural Registered Nurses: Stories of Caring for Their Communities
Features five rural registered nurses from across the country describing their path to nursing, their accomplishments, and how they provide healthcare in their rural communities.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Success: Avera Holy Family Hospital, IA
Profiles the quality improvement efforts of Avera Holy Family Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital in rural Iowa. Discusses quality initiatives regarding the Emergency Department Transfer Communication (EDTC) measure, patient experience, and antibiotic stewardship.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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Iowa Hospital Association - Coronavirus Update
Helps hospitals and healthcare providers address COVID-19 by offering frequent e-newsletter updates as well as information and resources on hospital best practices and financial/insurance services.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Hospital Association
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Barriers in Accessing Dental Care for Rural Iowa Seniors
Examines barriers to dental care for rural Iowa seniors. Discusses barriers including financial concerns, perceived overall physical health, and geographic limitations.
Author(s): Mallory Obenauf
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Iowa Public Policy Center
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