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Rural Monitor Search Results for: covid vaccination

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Listening to Rural Stories: Q&A with Alisa Druzba
Date: Nov 25, 2020

Alisa Druzba, director of the New Hampshire’s Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, discusses her journey to becoming a SORH director, the ways her state has been affected by the pandemic, and the favorite parts of her job.

...Listening to Rural Stories: Q&A with Alisa Druzba --- Alisa Druzba, director of the New...

10. One Health: Bringing Health to Humans, Animals, and the Environment
Date: Oct 14, 2020

Wondering about animal-to-human diseases? Or human medical conditions related to the environment? Federal experts join health educators to talk about how understanding a One Health approach for human, animal, and environmental health can be helpful for rural healthcare organizations.

...COVID-19, also start off in an animal. That makes a One Health approach critically important.” Consider rabies . “People tend to know about rabies because they know they’re supposed to get their dogs...