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Rural Monitor Search Results for: covid vaccination

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1. Vaccinating Rural America: Q&A with Dr. Amanda Cohn
Date: May 12, 2021

Amanda Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer on CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force, shares how the CDC is providing funding, creating resources, and partnering with other organizations to increase vaccination rates in underserved communities such as rural, tribal, and communities of color.

...COVID-19 vaccination. To ensure health equity and expanded access to COVID-19 vaccines: 75% of the total...

2. 1,232 Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Distributed at Coliseum in Dalhart, Texas
Date: Jan 28, 2021

An event space in Dalhart, Texas was converted into a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, distributing 1,232 Pfizer vaccines to residents in a tri-county area and beyond, finding unique ways for the participants to promote the event on social media.

...COVID-19 vaccine clinic, distributing 1,232 Pfizer vaccines to residents in a tri-county...

3. Community Health Center Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy through Social Media
Date: Jan 26, 2021

Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center (RCCHC) in rural Ahoskie, North Carolina, is using social media and creating graphics to answer common questions about vaccines and encourage its patients to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

...vaccine and statements of why they wanted to be vaccinated. Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center (RCCHC) created a graphic for a newspaper ad in which three doctors share why they got vaccinated against COVID...

4. Wiping Away the Tears: Addressing Increasing Death in Rural America
Date: Jul 13, 2022

Rural mortality rates had been improving until recent years when a perfect storm of the opioid epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic converged to reverse these gains. However, federally funded efforts have sought to stem the tide through community, clinical, and policy efforts.

...COVID-19 through testing and mitigation programming and efforts to distribute vaccines and increase vaccine...

5. Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2021
Date: Dec 29, 2021

Articles on vaccination, swing beds, COPD, cancer, workforce and more made it onto the year’s most-read list.

...Vaccinating Rural America: Q&A with Dr. Amanda Cohn Amanda Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer on CDC’s COVID...

6. A New Era of Health Literacy? Expanded Definitions, Digital Influences, and Rural Inequities
Date: Feb 2, 2022

The priority for rural population health is access, including access to health information needed to make personal health decisions. Two of the nation’s health literacy experts join a federal agency official to review current rural challenges of accessing health information that is clear and usable. Along with an exploration of digital health literacy, recently expanded definitions of health literacy are discussed.

...COVID-19 vaccine and the belief that acquiring the disease would negatively impact their life...

7. National Health Service Corps 50th Anniversary: Q&A with Dr. Luis Padilla
Date: Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Luis Padilla, Associate Administrator for HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce and Director of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), discusses the NHSC’s 50th anniversary and the organization’s many initiatives to bring healthcare professionals to underserved communities.

...COVID-19 pandemic by administering tests and vaccines, helping care for individuals and their families...

8. “It’s the relationships”: Q&A with Peggy Broussard Wheeler
Date: Jan 19, 2022

Peggy Broussard Wheeler, Vice President of Policy at the California Hospital Association, discusses the challenges that the hospitals in her state and nationwide have faced before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also shares rural hospitals’ unique strengths and the importance of collaboration and relationships.

...COVID really pulled a curtain back on those issues, and we saw it in vaccine...

9. Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation: Taking a Leadership Role and Building Trust
Date: Jan 20, 2021

Kim Barber Tieman, program director for health and human services for the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, shares how her foundation set up a COVID-19 grant capture team and funded grant writers to help organizations navigate and apply for federal funding opportunities. In addition, her foundation worked with organizations and funded three mobile COVID testing units to better reach communities of color.

...COVID immunizations across the state. How do we get that vaccine out to the public...

10. Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Benefiting Rural Individuals, Benefiting Rural Population Health
Date: Jun 30, 2021

On the list of leading causes of death, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, impacts millions of rural Americans and their quality of life. Though limited treatments are available for COPD, research indicates that pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) provides major benefits, yet is currently under-prescribed and facing challenges from COVID-19 and from reimbursement policies. Researchers discuss the potential that tele-PR might bring to rural areas, and rural healthcare leaders highlight the benefits of their PR programs for service areas.

...COVID-19 did delay the program’s start, Johnson said now that these patients are vaccinated...