Washington Rural Health Clinic Dental Services Toolkit
Resource guide to assist Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in Washington implement dental services alongside primary care. Covers funding, facility, health information technology, and other considerations related to implementing dental care.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Washington State Department of Health view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Washington
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: 01/2022 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Washington Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Washington State 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 view details
Creating the New Normal: COVID-19 Leaves Its Mark on Rural America
Offers articles discussing various impacts the COVID-19
pandemic has had on affordable rural housing and those
organization working to ensure affordable rural housing.
Shares stories describing how federal aid was used to
address homelessness and rural residents' housing needs in
Wisconsin, how the pandemic has impacted Oregon farmworkers'
housing and health, and how flexible U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs have helped
rural nonprofits in Washington serve rural communities.
Citation: Rural Voices, 25(1) Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
Geographic Access to Health Care for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries in Five States: An Update
Describes the provider mix caring for rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries in Alaska, Idaho, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Washington, using 2014 data. Examines the quality of care, number of annual visits, and the distances traveled for treatment of several conditions. Compares 2014 data with estimates from 1998, to assess the changes in geographical access to care. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated rural locations.
Date: 04/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center view details
Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops Implemented with Rural Hispanic Women
Describes a pilot study investigating whether delivering
Eat Healthy, Be Active (EHBA) workshops through
promotoras is a practical and culturally relevant
method for encouraging healthy lifestyle behaviors and
reducing obesity among Hispanic women in rural areas of
Washington state. Includes data and statistics, with
information on changes in nutrition label literacy, food
insecurity, health behaviors, and health status among
Author(s): Janeth I. Sanchez, Katherine J. Briant, Samantha Wu-Georges, et al. Citation: BMC Women's Health, 21(24) Date: 01/2021 Type: Document view details
Woven with Elders: Pacific Islander Vaccine Toolkit
Toolkit highlights some facts, talking points, and frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine for Pacific Islander (PI) elders. Explores COVID-19 risk factors and vaccine safety, dispels myths about the vaccine, and discusses how to talk to PI elders who are feeling hesitant about the vaccine.
Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Pacific Islander Center of Primary Care Excellence view details