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RHIhub This Week - July 29, 2020

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Silhouette of human hands raising and broken chains "It's on Us": Healthcare's Unique Position in the Response to Human Trafficking
by Jenn Lukens
Referred to as a form of "modern-day slavery," human trafficking occurs in every state and is not limited by the size of a community. Health services are one of the most common points of access to a lifeline for those actively being trafficked, giving healthcare professionals an advantage to help victims escape. A rural hospital CEO, a SORH director, a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, and a Safe Harbor Regional Navigator share how they combat human trafficking through training and raising awareness.

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Developed by the COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Working Group, this new tool provides critical resources for rural healthcare facilities to prepare for and respond to a COVID-19 surge.

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Recent News

News about COVID-19

CDC Releases New Resources and Tools to Support Opening Schools
Jul 23, 2020 -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released science-based resources and tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, guardians, and caregivers to support the safe opening of schools this fall. A media telebriefing on July 24, 2020 discusses these new resources on guiding decision-making on attending in-person curriculum and adapting to local conditions.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rural Child Social Workers Offer Pandemic Perspectives
Jul 23, 2020 -- Rural social workers already work with limited resources and unique challenges, but with COVID-19, new issues have emerged as children are unable to go to school where they may receive the majority of their support. Details the challenges facing rural social workers as they work from home and discusses ways they can prepare if another wave of COVID-19 hits.
Source: National Rural Health Association

Trump Administration Announces New Resources to Protect Nursing Home Residents Against COVID-19
Jul 22, 2020 -- Describes several new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiatives designed to protect nursing home residents from COVID-19. Initiatives include $5 billion in funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Medicare-certified long term care facilities and state veterans' homes; requiring nursing homes with a 5% positivity rate or higher to test all staff each week; and additional technical assistance and support to nursing homes.
Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Nearly 60 Counties Untouched by COVID-19 Cases Still Face Impacts of Global Pandemic
Jul 19, 2020 -- While the number of counties with zero reported coronavirus cases are declining, the 58 counties so far untouched by the pandemic are still facing the economic impacts. Describes how counties with zero cases are feeling economic impacts to a small degree, but rural hospitals are feeling the greatest impact.
Source: National Association of Counties

News about other topics

HHS: Request for Information on Innovative Programs To Reconnect Youth to Education and Employment and Promote Self-Sufficiency
Jul 29, 2020 -- The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a request for information regarding programs that provide services to help youth age 16-24 advance education and employment outcomes, with a focus on disconnected or opportunity youth (those from lower income families and communities). Information submissions will be compiled in a program compendium to be released at a later date. Submissions are due by September 28, 2020.
Source: Federal Register

Health at Home
Jul 28, 2020 -- Rural areas are typically older than urban areas and rely on home health agencies to replace the decreasing number of primary care providers. Explores Congressional measures using rural add-on payments that encourage home health agencies to work in rural areas and describes a new system of payment that reimburses home health agencies in rural counties by population density and home health use.
Source: Public Health Post

Congress Approves Rural Mental Health Bill as Part of Defense Authorization Legislation
Jul 27, 2020 -- The House and Senate passed the Seeding Rural Resilience Act as an amendment of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Seeding Rural Resilience Act would require the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide voluntary stress management training to employees at specific agencies, create a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and USDA public service announcement to increase awareness of farm and ranch stress and destigmatize mental healthcare in rural communities, and encourage collaboration among state and local government agencies to determine best practices for responding to mental stress.
Source: American Farm Bureau Federation

Funding & Opportunities

Funding for COVID-19 response

Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Curriculum
The development of no-cost COVID-19 contact tracing curricula customized for local public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Public Health Foundation


Other funding

Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing
Funding set aside for tribes to address multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home by identifying and remediating housing-related environmental health and safety hazards in privately owned, low-income rental, and/or owner occupied housing, especially in units and/or buildings where families with children, the elderly, or persons with disabilities live.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


State/Tribal/Territorial Partnership Initiative to Document and Sustain Disparity-Reducing Interventions
Grants for projects to demonstrate if modifications to existing evidence-informed interventions for specific health issues will improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming within a community, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


HUD Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
Funding for technical assistance and capacity building activities to help organizations implement HUD programs successfully and sustainably, as well as provide effective administrative and managerial oversight of HUD funding. This includes building the capacity of rural organizations that provide services in the areas of housing, housing counseling, economic empowerment, educational advancement, health, wellness, and family self-sufficiency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Migrant and Seasonal Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming for migrant and seasonal families, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants
Grants to fund national organizations that can provide technical assistance to local communities. Assistance will be targeted to help communities create thriving community development and affordable housing strategies that will result in healthier homes and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


American Academy of Family Physicians Health Equity Fellowship
One year fellowships that feature curriculum, faculty, and events tailored to address a topic of significant relevance to family medicine. Tracks include rural health, academic medicine, and traditional family medicine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: American Academy of Family Physicians, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors

New Resources

COVID-19 resources

CDC COVID-19 Response Health Equity Strategy: Accelerating Progress Towards Reducing COVID-19 Disparities and Achieving Health Equity
Provides an overview of the CDC strategy to improve health outcomes for populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19, including people living in rural and frontier areas, racial and ethnic minorities, and other populations. Describes four priorities: expanding the evidence base; addressing testing, contact tracing, isolation, healthcare, and recovery; supporting essential and frontline workers to prevent transmission of COVID-19; and developing an inclusive workforce to address the diverse U.S. population.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date: 07/2020


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Toolkit for Tribal Communities
Guidance and tools from the CDC to help tribal organizations make decisions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, communicate with members, and protect their communities. Includes guidance and planning documents, fact sheets, social media messaging examples, and more.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date: 07/2020


COVID-19 & Rural Health Equity in Northern New England
Studies the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on health equity for rural communities of Northern New England. Discusses health systems, social service organizations, and communities' responses to the pandemic; efforts to protect vulnerable populations; telehealth; financial impacts on healthcare organizations; and more.
Sponsoring organization: Health Equity and Rural Empowerment Initiative
Date: 06/2020


Estimated County-Level Prevalence of Selected Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with Increased Risk for Severe COVID-19 Illness — United States, 2018
Reports on the estimated number and proportion of people with certain underlying medical conditions that put them at risk for severe COVID-19. Provides county-level maps with data on adults with any of these conditions: chronic respiratory conditions, heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, or obesity. Also discusses the prevalence of underlying conditions in rural counties.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(29), 945-950
Date: 07/2020


Hospitals Face Financial Challenges Due to COVID-19
Describes the financial impact of COVID-19 on Kittitas Valley Healthcare in Ellensburg, Washington. Discusses the decline in emergency department and non-emergency surgery volume and changes to labor costs as a percentage of net revenue.
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
Date: 07/2020


Preliminary Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot
Reports cases and hospitalization data for Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with COVID-19. Includes data on beneficiary demographics, case and hospitalization trends, and the prevalence of chronic conditions among beneficiaries hospitalized for COVID-19. Compares COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates by state and rural and urban status.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Date: 07/2020


Rural Matters - Coronavirus and the Navajo Nation
Presents a first-hand account of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Navajo Nation. Discusses the social and environmental factors that contribute to the spread of the virus.
Author(s): Heather Kovich
Location: New England Journal of Medicine, 383, 105-107
Date: 07/2020


Systematic Review of Clinical Insights into Novel Coronavirus (CoVID-19) Pandemic: Persisting Challenges in U.S. Rural Population
Examines the pathogenesis and transmission of COVID-19 together with pharmacological and non-pharmacological intervention strategies to lessen the clinical symptoms and signs of the virus. Assesses the challenges of the pandemic in rural areas and its effect on rural populations.
Author(s): Hari Vishal Lakhani, Sneha S. Pillai, Mishghan Zehra, Ishita Sharma, Komal Sodhi
Location: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(12), 4279
Date: 06/2020


Other resources

American Communities Experience Deaths of Despair at Uneven Rates
Analyzes nationally representative data from 2014-2018 on deaths of despair (DoD), or deaths resulting from substance use or suicide. Includes county-level statistics on DoD, with information broken down by rurality and race/ethnicity.
Sponsoring organization: American Communities Project
Date: 07/2020


Boosting Oral Health Care in Rural Communities
Details barriers to oral healthcare in rural areas and highlights some of the methods states are implementing to overcome those barriers. Discusses teledentistry, mobile dental programs, and loan repayment, as well as federal support for state programs.
Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures
Date: 07/2020


Changes in Care-Seeking after Rural Hospitals Merge
Describes changes to inpatient services in 15 rural hospitals in the 15 months before and after the hospitals' merger with another hospital or health system from 2014-2016. Features statistics on changes in visit type and percent bypass by diagnostic category and discharge date relative to merger.
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Date: 07/2020


The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections From 2018 to 2033
Projects future supply of active physicians by examining trends in key determinants and the sensitivity of supply projections to changes in determinants. Features statistics including projected demand by urban or rural location, with breakdowns by 6 levels of population density.
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
Date: 06/2020


Contributions of US Medical Schools to Primary Care (2003-2014): Determining and Predicting Who Really Goes Into Primary Care
Results of a project to determine the magnitude by which primary care output is overestimated and to identify a more accurate way to predict actual primary care output. Features statistics on percentages of medical school graduates who intended to practice and who actually practice in primary care, based on data from 17,509 graduates from 20 campuses across 14 university systems.
Author(s): Mark Deutchman, Francesca Macaluso, Jason Chao, et al.
Location: Family Medicine, 52(7), 483-490
Date: 2020


Geographic Variation in the Structure of Kentucky's Population Health Systems: An Urban, Rural, and Appalachian Comparison
Examines differences in key characteristics of population health systems in Kentucky, using data from a 2018 statewide survey of community networks. Features statistics on implementation of population health activities, with breakdowns by urban, rural non-Appalachian, and rural Appalachian public health jurisdictions.
Author(s): Rachel Hogg-Graham, Angela Carman, Glen P. Mays, Pierre Martin Dominique Zephyr
Location: Journal of Appalachian Health, 2(3), 14-25
Date: 07/2020


The Growing Divide in the Composition of Public Health Delivery Systems in US Rural and Urban Communities, 2014–2018
Analyzes data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Public Health Systems to examine rural-urban differences in the scope of public health delivery system activities and organizational networks from 2014-2018. Provides geographic breakdowns on various characteristics, including poverty, unemployment, trends for public health activities, and more.
Author(s): Kelsey Owsley, Mika Hamer, Glen Mays
Location: American Journal of Public Health, 110(Suppl 2), S204-S210
Date: 07/2020


Health Care Access for Infants and Toddlers in Rural Areas
Research brief describing how rural children are more likely to face a unique combination of challenges that negatively impact their health and development, such as fewer healthcare providers, barriers to accessing care, and higher rates of poverty. Includes rural/urban comparisons for each state, with information on the percentage of infants and toddlers lacking health insurance, receiving recommended vaccinations, attending a preventive medical appointment, and more.
Sponsoring organization: Child Trends

Improving Substance Use Care: Addressing Barriers to Expanding Integrated Treatment Options for Post-9/11 Veterans
Report details the barriers to behavioral health treatment for veterans of the post-9/11 wars. Highlights challenges specific to rural veterans, such as stigma around mental health and substance use issues, as well as distance to care. Discusses methods for overcoming barriers to treatment.
Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation
Date: 07/2020


Indian Health Service: Sexual Abuse Prevention
Features news, policies, and trainings regarding the prevention of sexual abuse in Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities. Details policies to oversee patient safety in healthcare settings.
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service

Strategies for Rural Communities for Addressing Substance Misuse among Families Involved with the Child Welfare System
Describes nine programs across seven states that have addressed challenges to serving child welfare-involved parents with substance use issues through mentoring, case management, providing access to treatment and affordable housing, and other support services. Discusses considerations for expanding and replicating these programs in rural communities.
Additional links: Research Summary
Sponsoring organizations: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica
Date: 07/2020

Open Calls for Contributions

Call for Presentations: 2021 Annual North Dakota Mind Matters Conference
Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
North Dakota Brain Injury Network
Event Dates: Mar 25 - 26, 2021
Mandan, ND
Conference Website

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 events

Jul
29
COVID-19 Response: Promising Practices in Health Equity II
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jul
29
NAM-APHA COVID-19 Conversations: Webinar 12 - Managing Ongoing Surges: Lessons from the Front Lines
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Eastern
American Public Health Association, National Academy of Medicine
Jul
30
Linking Financial and Operational Planning in the Time of COVID
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Michigan Primary Care Association
pbergquist@mpca.net
Aug
4
CMS COVID-19 Office Hours
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Eastern
Joining via audio webcast is preferred as phone lines are limited.
Call-in: 833.614.0820
Passcode: 3296947
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Aug
4
COVID-19 & Telehealth Implementation: Stories from the Field
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Aug
6
Re-Imagining Care Webinar Series - Session 5 of 5: FY 2020 CARES Supplemental Funding Guidance
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
National Association of Community Health Centers
Aug
7
CMS COVID-19: Lessons From the Front Lines Call
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Joining via audio webcast is preferred as phone lines are limited.
Call-in: 833.614.0820
Passcode: 4695240
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Aug
11
CMS COVID-19 Home Health and Hospice Call
Time: 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern
Joining via audio webcast is preferred as phone lines are limited.
Call-in: 833.614.0820
Passcode: 5097566
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Aug
11
CMS COVID-19 Office Hours
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Eastern
Joining via audio webcast is preferred as phone lines are limited.
Call-in: 833.614.0820
Passcode: 3498643
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Aug
12
CMS COVID-19 Nursing Home Call
Time: 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Joining via audio webcast is preferred as phone lines are limited.
Call-in: 833.614.0820
Passcode: 7857618
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Aug
12
COVID-19: Sharing Facts and Debunking Fiction with your Partners in Public Health
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Central
Rural Health Association of Tennessee
jacy@rhat.org
Aug
13
CMS COVID-19 Nurses Call
Time: 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern
Joining via audio webcast is preferred as phone lines are limited.
Call-in: 833.614.0820
Passcode: 7844289
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Aug
18
Moving Forward: Strategies to Help Rural & Community Hospitals Face COVID-19, Part 1 of 3 with AI-powered Technologies
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: Optimizing Al-powered Speech Recognition Solutions to Streamline Telehealth Documentation
National Rural Health Association
Aug
19
How Counties are Investing CARES Act Dollars in Social Safety Net Services
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
National Association of Counties
Aug
19
Lessons Learned in Leadership During the COVID Crisis: Session 1
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Appalachian Regional Commission
Aug
19
Moving Forward: Strategies to Help Rural & Community Hospitals Face COVID-19, Part 2 of 3 with AI-powered Technologies
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: How to Remain Financially Viable and Improve the Bottom Line Through COVID-19
National Rural Health Association
Aug
20
Moving Forward: Strategies to Help Rural & Community Hospitals Face COVID-19, Part 3 of 3 with AI-powered Technologies
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Topic: A Hospital's Perspective: Strategies to Future-Proof your Revenue and Optimize Resources
National Rural Health Association
Aug
26
Appalachia's Dual Pandemics: Substance Abuse and COVID-19: Session 2
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Appalachian Regional Commission
Sep
17
Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Sep
17
National CMS/CDC Nursing Home COVID-19 Training: Getting Your Vaccine Delivery System Ready: Influenza and COVID-19
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Other events

Jul
30
2020 Missouri Suicide Prevention Virtual Conference
Virtual sessions held from July 30 - October 29, 2020
Community Counseling Center, Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare, Missouri Department of Mental Health
Jul
30
Grantwriting Basics
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Mountain
First Nations Development Institute
info@firstnations.org
Jul
30
RBCS: Stakeholder Listening Sessions on New Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Regulation
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Central
Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS), USDA Rural Development
Will.Dodson@usda.gov
Aug
3
Supporting Maternal Health Over the Life Course: Webinar 1 - Advancing Maternal Health: Breastfeeding Support and Oral Health
Time: 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Eastern
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
240.393.4352
Aug
11
2019 UDS Data Trends
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Health Resources and Services Administration
Aug
12
Adopting A Population Health Strategy to Reduce Heart Disease Risk
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Health Resources and Services Administration
Aug
12
ASHCA Virtual Summit Presentations: Webinar 2 of 3
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America
Aug
18-19
Introduction to Community Development & Building Cross-Sector Health Partnerships
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern both days.
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Aug
19
2020 3rd Annual National Native Health Research Training Initiative: Session 3 - VIRTUAL
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Session theme: Tribal Health Research Agenda - Governance, Trust, and Culture
American Indian Higher Education Consortium, Indian Health Service, Native Research Network
703.838.0400 Ext. 115
MGrandon@aihec.org
Aug
19
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Midwest Region
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Aug
19-20
2020 Kentucky Harm Reduction Virtual Summit
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. daily
Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH), UK Healthcare
502.892.8022
kyndall.raburn@ky.gov
Aug
21
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Southern Plains and Eastern Oklahoma Region
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Aug
25
Foundations of Telehealth: A Focus on Women's Health
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Eastern
Ohio Department of Health, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
bsanders@indianarha.org
Aug
25
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Great Plains and Rocky Mountain
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Aug
25
Supporting Maternal Health Over the Life Course: Webinar 2 - Improving Maternal Health Outcomes: Addressing Opioid Use During Pregnancy
Time: 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Eastern
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
240.393.4352
Aug
27
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Southwest
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Aug
31
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Northwest
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Sep
2
Highways to Cyberways: Innovation in Infrastructure: Session 3
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Appalachian Regional Commission
Sep
2
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Western and Navajo
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Sep
3
Supporting Maternal Health Over the Life Course: Webinar 3 - CLAS and Maternal Health: Improving the Quality of Care for Racial and Ethnic Minority Women
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
240.393.4352
Sep
4
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Pacific (First Session)
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Sep
8
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Pacific (Second Session)
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Sep
9
Intimate Partner Violence, Suicidality, and Disabling Psychiatric Conditions: Unique Risks, Needs, and Strategies
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC
mab595@shp.rutgers.edu
Sep
10
2020 NALBOH Annual Conference Webinars, Session 3 of 5: Building Healthier Communities - The Federal Policy Landscape
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central
National Association of Local Boards of Health
920.560.5644
nalboh@badgerbay.co
Sep
10
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Alaska (First Session)
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Sep
10
The Opioid Addiction – Incarceration Pipeline: A National Public Health Crisis Compounded in Rural Areas
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Sep
10
Veteran Farmers: Reducing Noise Exposure & Protecting Your Health
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
AgriSafe Network
Sep
10-11
2020 33rd Annual Rocky Mountain Rural Trauma Symposium - VIRTUAL
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services' EMS and Trauma Systems (EMSTS), Western Regional Trauma Advisory Committee (WRTAC)
406.585.9538
tricia@45pr.com
Sep
11
Telehealth 101: Intro and Q&A
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central
South Central Telehealth Resource Center
Sep
12
2020 Annual Hawaii Health Workforce Summit - VIRTUAL
Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
ahec@hawaii.edu
Sep
14
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - BIA Region Alaska (Second Session)
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov
Sep
14-16
2020 20th Annual New York State Association for Rural Health Conference - VIRTUAL
New York State Association for Rural Health
315.379.7701
info@nysarh.org
Sep
14-18
2020 Annual EMS World Expo - VIRTUAL
EMS World, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
Submissionquestions@emsworld.com
Sep
15
Rural Substance Use Workshop - VIRTUAL
Indiana Rural Health Association
8124783919
telliott@indianarha.org
Sep
15
Supporting Maternal Health Over the Life Course: Webinar 4 - Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness in Women Across the Life Course
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
240.393.4352
Sep
17
Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives: Virtual Tribal Consultation - General Session (For Tribal Leaders Unable to Attend Their Region's Consultation)
Time: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
U.S. Department of Justice
OperationLadyJustice@usdoj.gov

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