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Ohio State Office of Rural Health - News & Events
Shares events curated by the Ohio State Office of Rural Health that includes news, events, and educational opportunities.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Ohio State Office of Rural Health
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Ohio Rural Health Association Newsletter
Monthly newsletter focused on the work of the Ohio Rural Health Association and its committees. Includes news and events related to rural health in Ohio.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Rural Health Association
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Ohio Project ECHO
A Project ECHO Superhub serving Ohio and the U.S. by providing expert consultation, specialty training, and clinical mentorship for primary care providers to help them address complex health conditions. Currently offers six Project ECHO programs focused on promoting integrated, team-based care and co-occurring psychiatric and physical conditions.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
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READY Nonprofits
Learning track offering online training and coaching to help Appalachian nonprofits, community foundations, local governments, and Local Development Districts increase their own capacity, strengthen their organizations, and better serve their communities. Topics for instruction include board development, financial management, fundraising, recruitment and retention, marketing communications, and programs and operations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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COVID-19 in Appalachia
Offers information, data, and resources for addressing COVID-19 in the Appalachian region. Includes county level COVID-19 confirmed case counts with economic status and its impact on key socioeconomic indicators.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health (RF-DASH)
Provides farm safety resources for rural firefighters in 7 states. Provides access to free online tools with registration: SaferFarm.org, which analyzes hazardous elements on farms that could lead to injury, and NFMCFarmMapper.com, which helps fire departments preplan their response to fires on farms.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Ohio Shortage Designations
Provides information on the shortage designation process for Health Professional Shortage Areas in Ohio. Includes information on Governor's Certified Shortage Areas, which are considered underserved for the purpose of Rural Health Clinic (RHC) development.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Primary Care Office
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Journal of Appalachian Health
Highlights issues relating to the health and wellness of rural Appalachian communities. Features peer-reviewed, open access research on health outcomes in Appalachia.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky College of Public Health
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Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots
An initiative focused on health outcomes in Appalachian communities. Provides access to health disparities data on health status, healthcare delivery, and social determinants of health indicators for counties within the rural Appalachian region. Also identifies and provides case studies of "Bright Spots", counties in the region with better-than-expected health outcomes.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Scripps Gerontology Center's Ohio Population Research
Provides access to state and county population data and projections on the older adult population for the state of Ohio. Compares Ohio population data with U.S. data. Allows user to develop maps and download data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of Ohio Resources.


Last Updated: 9/27/2022