Rural Health Resources by Topic: Farmers and farmworkers
Exploring Barriers and Promoters of CRC Screening Use among Agricultural Operators: A Pilot Study of an Application of Concept Mapping
Presents results from two agricultural operator focus groups, one of 7 women and the other of 7 men, which took place in rural Nebraska and discussed factors affecting the choice to be screened for colorectal cancer (CRC). Covers cost of care, access, awareness, family and community support, history of CRC, and provider-related variables. Identifies gender differences in factors influencing screening, and discusses approaches to screening promotion for farmers and ranchers.
Author(s): Cheryl Beseler, Jungyoon Kim, Roma Subramanian, et al. Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 23(4), 8413 Date: 12/2023 Type: Document view details
Farmworker Health Network: 2023 Key Resources for Agricultural Worker Health
Highlights several resources on agricultural worker health, including a toolkit to encourage ag worker participation on health center boards and model programs to address specific health conditions. Provides a summary for each resource and links to more information on each sponsoring program's website.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc., Health Outreach Partners, MHP Salud, Migrant Clinicians Network, National Association of Community Health Centers, National Center for Farmworker Health view details
MotherToBaby Gives Rural Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms 'Fingertip Access' to Exposure Experts
Provides an overview of MotherToBaby, which works to educate pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and their healthcare providers on the risks of exposures. Discusses how MotherToBaby's free services can support rural mothers, highlighting programs serving rural areas in Georgia and North Texas.
Author(s): Gretel Kauffman Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
2023 Rural Opioid and Stimulant Wellness Summit
Videos of presentations at the 2023 Rural Opioid and Stimulant Wellness Summit in Utah. Topics discussed include farmer mental health, adverse childhood experiences, equine-assisted therapy for veterans, pharmacology, person first language and stigma, harm reduction, peer support, complementary treatment options, and use of opioids and stimulants in Utah. Captions available in the video player.
Date: 10/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Utah State University Extension view details
SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Long COVID among California Farmworkers
Examines the prevalence of long COVID among farmworkers in a rural agricultural region of California. Utilizes 2022 California Farmworker Health Study (CFHS) data to analyze 297 farmworkers for COVID-19 health issues according to sex, age, education, household characteristics, and health characteristics.
Author(s): Ana M. Mora, Katherine Kogut, Nimrat K. Sandhu, et al. Citation: Journal of Rural Health Date: 09/2023 Type: Document view details
Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings, 2023
Provides standardized guidelines for public health officials, veterinarians, animal venue operators and exhibitors, farmers, visitors, and those concerned with minimizing health risks from contact with animals. Describes risks from infections such as enteric diseases, rabies, influenza, and others.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians Animal Contact Compendium Committee view details