Rural Health Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups
Mapping High Risk Areas for COVID-19
An interactive web-based mapping tool focused on identifying priority areas for the COVID-19 pandemic. Offers data on health conditions, demographics, and social determinants that may make a population more vulnerable to COVID-19. Also includes the location of hospitals. Users can upload their own COVID-19 patient profile data. Part of the HealthLandscape set of tools.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians view details
COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard
Interactive map containing county- and state-level data on COVID-19 vaccination, cases, and deaths in the U.S. Illustrates relationships between COVID-19 outcomes and various social determinants of health, such as population density, poverty, underlying health conditions, urban/rural status, and more.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Emory University view details
U.S. COVID Atlas
Provides county-level data on COVID-19 vaccinations, cases, and deaths, with the option to view regional clusters and to overlay the map with Native American reservations. Map and related chart can be animated to show changes over time from January 2020 through the present.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: University of Chicago Center for Spatial Data Science view details
Cancer Screening Prevalence and Associated Factors Among US Adults
A compilation of Preventing Chronic Disease articles related to cancer screenings published between 2020 and 2022. Covers issues such as colorectal, breast, lung, and cervical cancer; cancer screening disparities in minority groups; and rural versus urban cancer screening disparities, among other topics.
Author(s): Arsham Alamian, Semra Aytur, Ronny A. Bell, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details
Righting a Wrong: Advancing Equity in Child Care Funding for American Indian & Alaska Native Families
Report details the need for access to child care for American Indian and Alaska Native parents in tribal communities. Aims to assess the current levels of access, quality of services, and eligibility requirements of current tribal child care services, among other measures. Discusses interventions that could improve access to child care in tribal communities.
Author(s): Linda Smith, Sophie Rosen Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Bipartisan Policy Center view details
Work-Life Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic among Latina Farmworkers in a Rural California Region
Study examining work-related stress among Latina farmworkers in the U.S.-Mexico region of California. Discusses issues related to work environment, work-home demands, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Latina farmworkers based on surveys of 77 individuals.
Author(s): Annie J. Keeney, Amy Quandt, Daniela Flores, Luis Flores, Jr. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(8), 4928 Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details
Precious Moments: Tribal Home Visiting Programs Support Families During Pregnancy and Postpartum
Provides an overview of how 7 Tribal Home Visiting grantees provide support to American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) families during pregnancy and postpartum. Focuses on providing culturally competent care related to AIAN traditions, addressing historical and personal trauma in caregiving, improving maternal health outcomes, and providing education on breastfeeding, postpartum depression, healthy diet, and more.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, Tribal Home Visiting view details
Identification of Cancer Related Risk and Protective Factors for American Indian Youth: A Mixed Studies Review
Analyzes 75 journal articles to identify cancer related themes impacting the health of American Indian youth. Discusses risk and protective factors at the individual, non-family relationship, family relationship, community, institutional, and cultural level. Highlights the need for better data collection tools and describes potential interventions on the part of tribal communities.
Author(s): Melanie Nadeau, Kathryn Wise, Vianca Farfan Cuela, Devon Olson, Karan Saravana Citation: Frontiers in Public Health Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details