GusNIP Efforts Impacting Rural Communities – and Economies
Discusses the impacts of the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP), a food program that helps people access fresh fruits and vegetables. Focuses on resident and community experiences with the program in rural West Virginia.
Author(s): Matt Browning Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Institute of Food and Agriculture view details
The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen Date: 06/2023 Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau view details
Raising the Roof Webinar: Solutions for Rural Homelessness
A webinar recording that discusses All In: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, a plan that aims to end homelessness and provide safe and stable housing for all people. Focuses on rural considerations of the plan and how it has been implemented on the local level to reduce homelessness in rural West Virginia. To view the transcript, click the three dots next to the Share button and choose Show Transcript.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural LISC view details
A Rural Therapist and School Program Address Teen Mental Health
Provides an overview of the behavioral health needs of rural teens. Features a rural West Virginia trauma therapist, as well as a rural Wisconsin school program that incorporates teenagers' strengths and interests and connects them with trusted adults in order to improve their mental health.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in West Virginia
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 (Prospective Payment System) hospitals
located in rural areas.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
2022 West Virginia Health Sciences and Rural Health Report
Review of medical school enrollment, licensing rates, student debt ratios, residency training, and retention rates in West Virginia, with special focus on the Rural Health Initiative Program. Includes dental and pharmacy program profiles, and describes the Medical Student Loan Program and the Health Sciences Service Program, providing financial awards to health professionals who agree to practice in underserved areas of West Virginia.
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission view details
FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – West Virginia Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in West Virginia in Fiscal Year 2022. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details