RCORP: Helping Meet Rural Needs
Video series featuring the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), a multi-year initiative that funds a range of grant programs to help rural communities treat and prevent opioid use disorder. RCORP grantees share how they have used this funding to address the needs of their communities.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Forming Partnerships to Increase Rural Immunization Rates
Discusses barriers to vaccine uptake in rural communities. Describes how two community organizations worked to increase vaccinations in rural Alabama and how a network led by the National Center for Farmworker Health built the capacity to distribute COVID-19 vaccines and build vaccine confidence among migrant farmworkers. Identifies state considerations for implementing community-based programs to increase vaccinations in rural areas.
Author(s): Shalini Nair, Heather Tomlinson Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials view details
HIV/AIDS Among Agricultural Workers
Presents information and statistics about HIV/AIDS and the migratory and seasonal agricultural workers. Discusses the risk factors for migrant workers and their knowledge and perceptions of preventative measures and interventions.
Date: 02/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health view details
Farmworker Outreach Promising Practices: Lessons from the Field
Highlights ten different promising practices in farmworker outreach and discusses some of the lessons learned from each. Evaluates the ability of outreach programs to address the healthcare needs of the farmworkers served.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Health Outreach Partners, National Center for Farmworker Health view details
Telehealth in Rural Integrated Care Webinar Series
A 3-part webinar series on telehealth in rural integrated care. Part 1 discusses general issues and opportunities for telehealth in decreasing health disparities. Part 2 focuses on the unique challenges for rural children and rural schools. Part 3 focuses on the unique challenges for rural migrant workers and farmworkers.
Part 2, Part 3
Date: 2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Council for Mental Wellbeing view details
The Impact of Language on Health Care Accessibility
Discusses how language barriers affect healthcare access for limited English proficient (LEP) individuals. Highlights challenges that LEP groups, such as farmworkers, faced in receiving COVID-19 care and information.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc. view details