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Rural Health
Resources by Type: Website

COVID Urban Rural Explorer (CURE)
Provides data on COVID-19 cases and deaths in metropolitan and nonmetro areas. Identifies nonmetro counties experiencing spikes in COVID-19 cases, and offers county-level data on cases and deaths, the number of hospital beds, and population density.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Washington State University
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COVID-19 Guidance for Community Providers
Highlights guidance and support for community providers caring for veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses care specifically for COVID-19 and general care during the pandemic. Includes training and best practices for clinicians.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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HHS Protect Public Data Hub
Provides access to data on the healthcare system from a wide range of sources to support data-driven COVID-19 response. Brings together information from federal, state, and local governments and the healthcare industry. Shares hospital capacity data at the national and state level, including inpatient beds occupied, inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients, and ICU beds occupied.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Rural Communities
Guidance and resources from the CDC to help rural communities respond during the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes information for public health professionals, rural healthcare systems and providers, community-based organizations, rural residents, and businesses. Also addresses risk to COVID-19 in rural communities related to rural health disparities, healthcare infrastructure issues, and the presence of agricultural and food processing industries.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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CDC COVID Data Tracker
Provides access to maps, charts, and data from the CDC on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and issues related to COVID-19. Includes county-level data on cases and deaths, as well as a mobility section covering transmission and changes in local travel by county and metropolitan/nonmetro status. Also covers many other topics at the state and national level, including testing, demographics, school closures, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 County Reports
Current data on COVID-19 cases for metropolitan and nonmetro counties, as well as a collection of data briefs showing trends in COVID-19 cases over time.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Communication Resources
Resources to help public health professionals, health departments, community organizations, and healthcare systems and providers communicate information about COVID-19. Includes guidance documents, public service announcements, a social media toolkit, images, videos, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Data from the National Center for Health Statistics
Provides access to state and county provisional death counts for COVID-19, as well as national and state data on mental health and healthcare access. Also offers guidance on cause-of-death certification for COVID-19.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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COVID-19 in Rural America - August 2, 2020
Reports on COVID-19 cases in rural areas between February 20, 2020 and August 2, 2020. Includes maps and charts looking at changes over time, comparing nonmetro to metro cases, and examining rural per capita COVID-19 rates. Based on data collected by the New York Times.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Tribal Communities - Plan, Prepare, and Respond
Guidance for tribal communities on responding to COVID-19. Includes information on cleaning and disinfecting, social distancing, contact tracing, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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