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Rural Health
Resources by State: South Carolina

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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South Carolina Hospital Association - COVID-19 Updates
Includes links for resources related to bed surge planning, testing, telehealth, temporary staffing, and communication tools for hospitals in South Carolina.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Hospital Association
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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Resources and information on South Carolina's response to COVID-19, including guidance for healthcare professionals and facilities, new releases, and information on monitoring and testing.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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Collecting Early Childhood Obesity Measurements Through a Home Visiting Program: A Proof-of-Concept Study
Describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a proof-of-concept protocol for collecting data on weight and length/height of children aged 6 months to 5 years through existing home visiting programs in rural and urban areas of South Carolina, Texas, Illinois, and Florida. Features a measurement checklist for parent educators and discusses implications for public health, such as obesity prevention.
Author(s): Julie Kapp, Brian Hall, Allison Kemner
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
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Spatial Access to Vaccines for Children Providers in South Carolina: Implications for HPV Vaccination
Explores access to Vaccines for Children (VFC) enrolled clinics in South Carolina to understand rural/urban disparities in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination initiation and improve rural HPV vaccination rates. Features information on VFC providers by rural and urban Zip Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs), spatial accessibility for VFC by rural and urban ZCTAs, and more.
Author(s): Radhika Ranganathan, Whitney Zahnd, Sayward Harrison, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
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Social Determinants of Health: Challenges and Opportunities in Rural America
Recorded presentation by Jan Probst on social determinants of health in rural America. Offers definitions of social determinants of health and rurality, and discusses economic dynamics of rural areas, education, and the importance of cooperative efforts to make change, with examples of such efforts in South Carolina.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – South Carolina Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in South Carolina 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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State Offices of Rural Health Put Extra Funding to Work for Rural Communities
Describes how State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) are using an extra $50,000 in funding from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and its partners to improve rural communities. Includes SORH funding plans for 9 states, including Alaska, North Dakota, Idaho, Pennsylvania, and others. Plans include emergency medical training, Rural Health Clinic (RHC) technical assistance and education, and more.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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Disproportionate Burden of Cervical Cancer Survival by Race and Rurality in South Carolina, 2001-2016
Presentation slides on a study presented at the 13th American Association for Cancer Research Conference. Provides 2001-2016 data and statistics on cervical cancer survival rates in South Carolina, with information broken down by race and rurality.
Author(s): Radhika Ranganathan, Whitney Zahnd, Swann Arp Adams
Date: 10/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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