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Kansas Resources

Rural and Urban COVID-19 Hot Spots
Line chart showing COVID-19 cases per capita over time for selected rural and urban hot spots. Rural hot spots include Western Kansas and Oklahoma, Southern Minnesota, Central Iowa, and Central Mississippi.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Kansas Institute for Policy and Social Research - COVID-19 Research and Resources
Provides links to COVID-19 resources, including research presentations concerning policy responses to and economic impacts of the virus as well as state and county-level statistics on COVID-19 cases, unemployment rates, broadband availability, and more.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Institute for Policy & Social Research
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Kansas Hospital Association - COVID-19 Resources
Provides resources on COVID-19 for hospitals, including funding resources, summaries of weekly conference calls with Kansas Hospital Association members, information on telehealth, vaccination, and other topics.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Hospital Association
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Kansas Department of Health and Environment - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Resources and information on Kansas's response to COVID-19, including updates, resources for healthcare facilities and other organizations, and information on cases in the state.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Partnering to Improve Birth Outcomes in a Rural Community: Kearny County Hospital, Lakin, KS
Highlights the Pioneer Baby program, a partnership between Kearny County Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital in rural Lakin, Kansas, and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Discusses how funding from grants and local employers enhanced the obstetrics program. Describes how the partnership worked to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes and presents lessons learned.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Kansas
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 01/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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2020 Health Professional Underserved Areas Report: Kansas Primary Care and Rural Health
Features information on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) in Kansas. Discusses healthcare workforce recruitment and retention programs during 2020 and provides county-level data and maps on Primary Care, Mental, and Dental HPSAs. Includes a table classifying counties as urban, semi-urban, densely-settled rural, rural, or frontier.
Date: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Kansas Emergency Medical Services Association - COVID-19 Resources
Provides national, state, and county-level resources to help emergency medical services (EMS) agencies respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes information on N95 masks; funding; webinars and trainings; news updates; documents, such as EMS protocols and policies; and more.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Emergency Medical Services Association
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Kansas Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Kansas in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Kansas Annual Summary of Vital Statistics, 2019
Provides statistics and data for the state of Kansas, with information on births, birth outcomes, teen pregnancies, mortality, and more. Includes data breakdowns by county and urban, semi-urban, densely-settled rural, rural, or frontier location.
Author(s): David Oakley, Greg Crawford, Cathryn Savage
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Last Updated: 4/16/2021