Disparities in Minnesota's COVID-19 Vaccination Rates
Presents data from the end of 2022 on COVID-19 vaccination rate disparities for population subgroups in Minnesota. Examines amount of time to reach 50% vaccination rate by age, race/ethnicity, sex, and urbanization, including rural, small town, exurban, and urban/suburban.
Author(s): Colin Planalp Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Minnesota Electronic Health Record Consortium, State Health Access Data Assistance Center view details
Montana Healthcare Foundation Annual Report, 2022
Provides an overview of the Montana Healthcare Foundation's work in 2022. Features sections on grantmaking, American Indian health, behavioral health, Medicaid and health policy, public health, school-based health centers, housing, and grant application assistance.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Montana Healthcare Foundation view details
New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act Agency Report 2023
Summarizes collaboration between New Mexico state agencies and tribal nations in New Mexico regarding current public health priorities, including COVID-19, substance use disorder, homelessness, and cancer. Identifies resources available for American Indians from each New Mexico department and activities and funding for the fiscal year 2023, covering community health workers, cancer, diabetes, suicide prevention, and more.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health view details
The County Role of Public Health
Provides an overview on how county-level public health agencies are involved in preparedness and response as well as addressing the social determinants of health
(SDOH) in their local communities. Covers the core functions of public health departments, their role in local and rural areas, and policy efforts to support local public health authorities.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties view details
Community Forums as Amplifiers of Communities' Voices: Isolated Communities in Puerto Rico
Highlights a study on health-related issues in isolated communities in Puerto Rico. Utilizes a community forum to identify health-related issues, such as primary care and mental health access, social determinants of health, emergency preparedness, and COVID-19 vaccinations, among other measures.
Author(s): Yashira M. Sánchez Colón, Edna Acosta Pérez, Mayra L. Roubert Rivera, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(14), 6335 Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details
Delivery of High-Speed Broadband Services in Unserved and Underserved Areas of the Commonwealth (Pennsylvania): Fourth Annual Report
Provides an update on the role of broadband in education, telehealth, agriculture, and community and economic development; barriers to development; funding resources; developments in Pennsylvania state and local initiatives; and efforts to identify unserved and underserved Pennsylvania communities. Includes a discussion of the Pennsylvania
Broadband Development Authority and new federal funding for
expansion and development in Pennsylvania.
Author(s): Yvonne Llewellyn Hursh, Lydia Hack, Allison N. Kobzowicz, Bryan W. DeWalt, Wendy L. Baker Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Joint State Government Commission, General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania view details
Unvaccinated Adolescents' COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions: Implications for Public Health Messaging
Examines factors related to COVID-19 vaccine intentions in the U.S. adolescent population. Analyzes April 2021 survey data of 831 unvaccinated respondents regarding their vaccine hesitancy or acceptance according to age, gender, rurality, race/ethnicity, and concerns over COVID-19 infection and vaccine side effects, as well as additional factors impacting their vaccination decisions.
Author(s): Grace W. Ryan, Natoshia M. Askelson, Kate R. Woodworth, et al. Citation: Journal of Adolescent Health, 73(4), 679-685 Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details
Perceived Barriers and Benefits of COVID-19 Testing among Pacific Islanders on Guam
Results of a project aiming to promote COVID-19 testing among Pacific Islanders using culturally relevant community-tailored strategies with culturally and linguistically appropriate educational materials, and to identify the factors associated with COVID-19 testing. Uses data collected from June 2021 to July 2022.
Author(s): Rachael T. Leon Guerrero, Angelina G. Mummert, Dareon C. Rios, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(13), 6302 Date: 07/2023 Type: Document view details
Traffic Safety Facts, 2021 Data: Speeding
Contains information on speeding-related and non-speeding-related fatal and non-fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes. Features statistics on rates of injury and death, sex and age group of speeding drivers, previous 5-year driving records of speeding drivers, alcohol involvement, time of day and weekday or weekend, roadway surface condition, and roadway function class, with breakdowns including interstate rural and non-interstate rural.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration view details