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Rural Migrant Health – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Oct 6, 2019 - Features a clinic bus in Wisconsin that provides basic check-ups and screenings for uninsured farmworkers. Many of the patients are Spanish-speaking with little access to healthcare due to cost and lack of transportation. The bus visits the farms to help treat and prevent worsening health conditions.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal
Oct 2, 2019 - Providers from North Carolina examine mental health among migrant farmworkers from Mexico. Explores how a community's culture can stigmatize addressing mental health concerns and how those barriers can be broken down. See more in part 2 of this series.
Source: Blue Ridge Public Radio
Aug 22, 2019 - Notice from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) of a public meeting of the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH) on November 6-7, 2019 in Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will address health issues related to migrant and seasonal agricultural workers. See the NACMH website for additional meeting information.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 10/8/2019