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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Mississippi
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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"What We Raise Ourselves": Growing Food Sovereignty in the Mississippi Delta
Discusses strategies to achieve food sovereignty and preserve traditional food practices in the Mississippi Delta based on data from 43 surveys and focus group interviews from 28 participants. Presents information on community gardens, farmers markets, and farm-to-school programs such as Delta EATS to provide more nutritious food options for local communities.
Author(s): Emily A. Holmes, Mary F. Campbell, Ryan Betz
Citation: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 11(2)
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
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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: 03/2022
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Attitudes and Perceived Barriers Toward Store-and-Forward Teledermatology among Primary Care Providers of the Rural Mississippi
Explores the utilization of teledermatology to make dermatology care accessible in rural and underserved areas of Mississippi. Discusses perceived barriers based on 34 primary care provider surveys, such as time investment to learn the technology and time required to submit a teledermatology consult.
Author(s): Summer Morrissette, Ross L. Pearlman, Margaret Kovar, et al.
Citation: Archives of Dermatological Research, 314, 37-40
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
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Directory of Mississippi Health Facilities
Directory of Mississippi health facilities with address, phone number, and accreditation status if applicable, current as of February 2, 2022. Includes a list of rural health facilities on pages 88-98.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Mississippi State Department of Health
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Emergency Department Visits for COVID-19 in Mississippi, March 2020-June 2021
Study examining COVID-19 visits to non-federal emergency departments in Mississippi from March 2020 to June 2021, breaking down data based on payer, age, race, gender, and rural/urban residence.
Author(s): Manuela Staneva, Thomas Dobbs, Paul Byers
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Mississippi State Department of Health
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Mississippi Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Mississippi in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Creating New Rural Residency Programs: Three Grantees Share Their Stories
Highlights three rural residency programs in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and California. Discusses program accomplishments made possible through funding from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Residency Planning and Development Program.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Hospital Closings in Southern States
Interactive map depicting 59 rural hospital closures from January 2012 - July 2021 in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Uses data from the North Carolina Health Research Program.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
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COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Campaign Online Analysis
Provides links to online communication tools and state-level resources to increase COVID-19 vaccination confidence across the 8 Delta Regional Community Health Systems Development (DRCHSD) Program states: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Legato Healthcare Marketing, National Rural Health Resource Center
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Last Updated: 6/28/2022