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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Reaching Rural Communities
Covers strategies, outreach tools, and other resources to connect with families and children eligible for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Includes webinars and videos, and outreach tools specifically for reaching out to American Indian and Alaskan Native populations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment
Addresses how climate change may impact public and environmental health in California to guide decision-making. Discusses the implications for tribal and rural communities throughout. Includes statewide and regional reports, as well as technical reports and tools.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: California Natural Resources Agency, State of California Energy Commission, State of California Governor's Office of Planning and Research
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LTSS Videos
Features videos discussing successful strategies and program examples for long-term services and support in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Presents interviews from tribal health experts, elders, and caregivers, among others.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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California Health and Human Services Open Data Portal
Provides over 360 datasets, including county level data, on healthcare workforce, mortality rates and causes, demographics, facilities and services, diseases and conditions, and the environment for California.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services
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Medi-Cal Certified Eligibles - Recent Trends
Provides county and zip-code level data on enrollees in California's Medicaid program. Includes Excel files with the number of enrollees by county and age group, race/ethnicity, and language. Identifies the number eligible with and without the Affordable Care Act expansion by zip code and county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services
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WIN Pacesetter Story: Thunder Valley CDC
Highlights Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation (TVCDC), an organization working to improve health, culture, and the environment on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Discusses activities underway to address housing needs.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Community Commons
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Gold King Mine Spill
Reports on the Gold King Mine Spill and its impact on waterways and people in the Four Corners region. Includes a quarterly newsletter focusing on the effects for the Navajo Nation and the Diné people.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Arizona Superfund Research Program
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Arizona Cancer Registry Database
Identifies cancer incidence for Arizona, including breakdown options by county, type of cancer, race/ethnicity, age group, and year.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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Community Health Aide Program Expansion
Details the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) expansion. Discusses the dental, behavioral, and community health integration program's expansion to rural American Indian communities in the lower 48 states.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Indian Health Service - Opioid Use Disorder and Pain
Discusses the use of prescription opioids and outlines proper pain management for Indian Health Services (IHS) patients and providers. Features resources for providers and tribal communities in the areas of crisis data and response, medication assisted treatment (MAT) and Tele-MAT, a Naloxone training toolkit, prevention, maternal/child health, pain management, supplemental opioid funding for IHS facilities, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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