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Rural Monitor Search Results for: covid vaccination

14 Rural Monitor webpages matched your search. Here are matches 1 - 10:

1. 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...

2. “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...

3. 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...

4. Federal Agencies’ Investment in Rural Cancer Control Fosters Partnerships between Researchers and Rural Communities
Date: Jul 28, 2021

Researchers and rural communities are working together to address rural cancer prevention and control, with federal funding supporting a wide range of projects. From targeting health behaviors, to making cancer screening and vaccination more accessible, to increasing rural participation in clinical trials, efforts to reduce rural cancer burden are underway across the country.

...Federal Agencies’ Investment in Rural Cancer Control Fosters Partnerships between Researchers and Rural Communities --- Researchers...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Broadband in Rural America: Faster Speeds for Home and Healthcare
Date: Apr 28, 2021

Fast, reliable broadband is essential for people to access telehealth and patient portals as well as work and study from home, but rural and tribal areas fall behind urban and suburban areas in terms of broadband deployment and speed. Organizations in Alabama, Colorado, and Kentucky share how broadband affects their work and their patients’ care.

...COVID-19 pandemic, fast, reliable broadband is also important for people to work from home, take online classes, and order groceries and other items online. For healthcare facilities, broadband is needed to send electronic files...

8. Asset-Based Thinking: Q&A with Graham Adams
Date: Feb 10, 2021

Graham Adams, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH), shares how his office is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing social determinants of health like employment.

...Asset-Based Thinking: Q&A with Graham Adams --- Graham Adams, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of...

9. 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...

10. 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...