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RHIhub This Week - June 9, 2021

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Pathways to Recovery team Faith in Recovery Coalition Offers Hope for Opioid Use Disorder in Fayette County, Ohio
by Kathryn Rutz
After their county ranked number seven in the nation for opioid related deaths, the community of Fayette County, Ohio created Pathways to Recovery, with programs designed to educate providers and law enforcement, prevent overdoses, reduce harm, and encourage recovery through the use of Peer Support Specialists.

Upcoming Webinars

Meet CEARH - The Center for Economic Analysis of Rural Health
Thursday, June 10th at 11:00 a.m. Central, we are hosting a webinar introducing the Center for Economic Analysis of Rural Health. CEARH Director, Dr. Alison Davis will discuss their efforts and an upcoming webinar series on economic development in rural communities.

An Overview of the National Cancer Institute's Rural Cancer Control Initiatives On Tuesday, June 15th at 12:00 p.m. Central, we are hosting a webinar with the National Cancer Institute. Hear an overview of their research on rural cancer control from Robin C. Vanderpool, DrPH, Zaria Tatalovich, Ph.D., Amy Kennedy, Ph.D., and Shobha Srinivasan, PhD.

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This recently updated topic guide includes FAQs, resources, and information related to how community and economic development can complement health services in rural areas.

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Recent News

Death Rates Are Rising Across Rural America
Jun 9, 2021 -- Summarizes research that found that the difference in rural and urban death rates tripled over the past 20 years. Discusses how limited access to care, behaviors that contribute to poor health, and the economic outlook in rural areas contribute to the mortality gap. Highlights the need to address health disparities between rural and urban residents and among different races.
Source: Health Day

COVID Infections and Deaths Drop to Lowest Rates in a Year
Jun 8, 2021 -- Analyzes COVID-19 infection rates between May 30-June 5, 2021. Finds that new infections and deaths in rural America have fallen to their lowest levels in a year. Includes an interactive map of COVID-19 infection rates by U.S. county and graphs detailing weekly rates of new deaths and infections since June 2020.
Source: The Daily Yonder

Rural Vaccination Rate Climbs by 1 Percentage Point in Last Week
Jun 3, 2021 -- Analyzes rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates. Finds the rural vaccination rate increased by one percentage point to 31.1% as of June 1, 2021. Includes an interactive map of vaccination rates in all U.S. counties and a graph depicting the rural/urban percent of population completely vaccinated.
Source: The Daily Yonder

With Roots in Civil Rights, Community Health Centers Push for Equity in the Pandemic
Jun 3, 2021 -- Explores the history of Delta Health Center, the country's first rural community health center, located in the Mississippi Delta. The health center began operations during the civil rights movement to provide accessible and affordable healthcare to all residents, of all races. Describes the impact of COVID-19 and highlights how Delta Health continues to improve health outcomes among rural Black residents.
Source: NPR

Worsening Western Drought Conditions Weigh on Farmers' Mental Health
Jun 1, 2021 -- Describes how extreme drought conditions have impacted the mental health of Colorado's farmers. Summarizes research that found the farmer suicide rate has increased as drought conditions worsen. Discusses how a lack of behavioral health services in agricultural and rural communities compounds mental health issues.
Source: Cronkite News

Federal Register

RHS: Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program
Jun 9, 2021 -- Notice of proposed rule from the Rural Housing Service (RHS) amending current regulations for the Single-Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program (SFHGLP) to strengthen oversight and management of the growing SFHGLP portfolio. The proposed revisions align with the standards for managing credit programs recommended by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Federally supervised lenders, minimum net worth, minimum experience for non-supervised lenders, and approved lender participation requirements. Comments are due by August 9, 2021.
Source: Federal Register

VA: Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs, Amended
Jun 3, 2021 -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs. The Committee will provide advice and guidance to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on all matters relating to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations, and Native American Veterans. Nominations are due by June 16, 2021.
Source: Federal Register

VA: VA's Indian Health Service/Tribal Health Program Reimbursement Agreements Program-Pharmacy Reimbursement Rate for the Lower 48 States
Jun 3, 2021 -- The Veterans Health Administration (VA) is seeking comments on a proposal for two distinct pharmacy reimbursement rates for Indian Health Service (IHS) and Tribal Health Program (THP) facilities in the lower 48 states under the IHS/THP Reimbursement Agreements Program. Comments are due by July 5, 2021.
Source: Federal Register

Funding & Opportunities

ASTHO Public Health Equity Corps
A paid 2-year fellowship that places fellows with state public health agencies to help build healthy and resilient communities with a particular immediate focus on equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Specific vulnerable populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority communities, rural communities, people with disabilities, and people who are unsheltered or experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Lead for America


Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program
Grants to develop, implement, and/or expand comprehensive programs in response to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse. The program provides resources to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to reduce violent crime and drug abuse and enhance public safety while supporting victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice


Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program
Grant to establish strategic networks to support healthcare facilities in the Delta region with recruitment, training, certification, and placement of professionals in critical administrative support occupations, including medical coding and billing, claims processing, information management, and clinical documentation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


NASHP Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services
A one-year learning opportunity for teams of state leaders to develop and strengthen policies and strategies that support the development, coordination, and delivery of mental health crisis services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsor: National Academy for State Health Policy


Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship
A fellowship for Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in reservation and/or urban settings. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, and traditional or contemporary arts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2021
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation


Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Site Application
Apply to be an approved Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program site to receive assistance with recruitment and retention of qualified SUD clinicians and paraprofessionals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program
Grant to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for broadband infrastructure projects and programs that promote the adoption and use of broadband to access remote learning, telework, or telehealth resources during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

New Resources

Building Healthy Rural Communities Together: The Role of Rural Philanthropy in Cross-Sector Partnership to Improve Community Health and Well-Being
Video recording of an interview with Allen Smart of PhilanthropywoRx discussing partnerships between philanthropic organizations, rural communities, and rural healthcare organizations to improve health and well-being through investment in rural places.
Sponsoring organization: Build Healthy Places Network
Date: 05/2021


Community of Practice: Preventing and Reducing the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders in Rural Communities - Implementation and Lessons Learned
Report discusses strategies for reducing stigma around substance use disorders (SUDs) and SUD treatment in rural communities. Details the implementation of Communities of Practice sessions with participants and breaks down participant data and session timeline.
Sponsoring organizations: Great Lakes PTTC, Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network
Date: 2021


COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
Tools and resources to help rural healthcare organizations and communities promote COVID-19 vaccination. Identifies resources targeted to healthcare, faith, and agricultural leaders. Includes talking points and other communication tips, fact sheets, posters, and more.
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
Date: 06/2021


COVID-19 Vaccine Talking Points for Rural Leaders
Provides messaging tips for communication that is clear, concise, and personalized to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence in rural communities. Includes examples sharing facts about vaccination, how to protect local businesses and the economy, and how to help individuals protect themselves.
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
Date: 06/2021


COVID-19 Vaccines: Audience Insights & Messaging Guidance for Rural Communities
Examines rural residents' perspectives and concerns about vaccines, so that business leaders can respond to employee questions and effectively share vaccine facts. Includes suggested messages and links for additional resources.
Additional links: A Checklist for Rural Employers: Making it Easier for Employees & Workers to get Vaccinated
Sponsoring organization: Health Action Alliance
Date: 06/2021


Declines in Infant Mortality in Appalachia and the Delta: 1995-1996 Through 2017-2018
Compares infant mortality nationwide to rates in the Delta and Appalachia, examining maternal demographic changes including age, race, and ethnicity. Draws data from the National Vital Statistics System.
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: National Vital Statistics Reports, 70(6), 1-13
Date: 05/2021


A Dire Shortage and Getting Worse: Solving the Crisis in the Health Care Workforce
Video of a May 20, 2021 U.S. Senate hearing with testimony from representatives of the Association of American Medical Colleges, the National Medical Association, Albany (Georgia) Area Primary Health Care, and the University of New England. Examines lack of access to high-quality care in rural and underserved areas, and the importance of training students likely to practice in rural areas.
Additional links: David J. Skorton Statement, James D. Herbert Statement, Leon McDougle Statement, Shelley Spires Statement
Sponsoring organization: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
Date: 05/2021


Family-Centered Prevention Effects on the Association Between Racial Discrimination and Mental Health in Black Adolescents: Secondary Analysis of 2 Randomized Clinical Trials
Details a study exploring the efficacy of family-centered prevention programs in protecting rural Black adolescents from the mental health consequences of racial discrimination. Highlights two programs operating in 12 rural counties in Georgia. Breaks down data for both programs by family socioeconomic risk, encountered discrimination, and depressive/anxious symptoms, among other factors.
Author(s): Gene H. Brody, Tianyi Yu, Edith Chen, et al.
Location: JAMA Network Open, 4(3), e211964
Date: 03/2021


The Food Retail Landscape Across Rural America
Examines changing food retailer trends from 1990 to 2015 in rural areas, discussing food access issues, economic challenges, and health impacts. Provides county-level maps indicating numbers of food retailers and grocery stores, and compares store types and numbers of food retailers for rural, nonmetro large urban, and nonmetro small urban counties.
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
Date: 06/2021


Hospital Capabilities to Enable Patient Electronic Access to Health Information, 2019
Reports on the percentage of U.S. hospitals that provide patients with electronic access to health information. Includes charts comparing types of electronic access; facility type including Critical Access, rural, and suburban-urban hospitals; and what types of information patients access.
Sponsoring organization: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Date: 06/2021


Medicare Payment for Rural or Geographically Isolated Hospitals
Displays data on Medicare payment adjustments for Sole Community Hospitals, Medicare-Dependent Hospitals, Low-Volume Hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals. Includes information on the number of qualifying hospitals by state and eligibility criteria.
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
Date: 06/2021


Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services Utilization
Summarizes the results of a poll conducted between April 29-May 2, 2021, regarding patients' experiences receiving mental health and substance use treatment services, including telehealth services, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examines the utilization of these services and barriers to treatment by gender, age, education, income, ethnicity, and urban-rural status. Explores the preferences of individuals seeking mental health or substance abuse treatment.
Sponsoring organizations: Bipartisan Policy Center, Morning Consult
Date: 05/2021


Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2021
Discusses results of a survey on broadband access and smartphone ownership. Includes data by age, race, education level, income, and rural/urban residence. Addresses internet connection issues, smartphone dependence, and cost issues.
Sponsoring organization: Pew Research Center
Date: 06/2021


Physician Needs Indicator Worksheet
Helps determine how many physicians are needed in a community. Spreadsheet can by used to input service area population to see how many full-time equivalent physicians are needed, or to input service area and existing physician complement to see areas of over- or under-availability.
Author(s): Stroudwater Associates

Quality Time: Sharing PIE - Using "Small Data" to Drive Big Improvements
Podcast episode exploring how two Critical Access Hospital (CAH) leaders utilize data for quality improvement. Discusses how different kinds of data have informed quality improvement initiatives and considerations for analyzing data in low-volume contexts.
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
Date: 06/2021


Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program
Recording of a June 2, 2021, webinar providing an overview of the Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program, which will provide grants to address COVID-19 related health equity gaps, to improve vaccine confidence, and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities. Covers information on program eligibility; application components, requirements, and review; and award administration. Includes information on how to apply and responses to frequently asked questions.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Date: 06/2021


Rural Health Network Development Program: Grantee Directory, 2020-2023
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 44 rural health networks funded through the Rural Health Network Development grant program during the 2020-2023 grant period.
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Date: 06/2021


Rural Resource Toolkit: COVID-19 Vaccines
Identifies messaging principles to communicate about COVID-19 vaccination to rural residents. Includes customizable public service announcements, graphics, and other media for sharing facts about vaccination. Part of the It's Up to You public education campaign.
Sponsoring organizations: Ad Council, COVID Collaborative
Date: 06/2021


State Strategies for Engaging and Leveraging Primary Care Providers as COVID-19 Vaccinators
Summarizes the results of interviews with a sample of state-level stakeholders and findings from research identifying strategies for state officials to engage and support primary care providers and pediatricians as COVID-19 vaccinators. Provides examples of state strategies and discusses future considerations for governors and state officials.
Sponsoring organizations: Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, National Governors Association
Date: 06/2021


Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
Evidence-based resource guide examining telehealth initiatives to treat serious mental illness (SMI) and substance use disorders (SUD) based on published research. Topics cover effectiveness of telehealth modalities, implementation of evidence-based practices, examples of telehealth treatment programs, and evaluation resources. Discusses rural-specific concerns throughout the guide.
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Date: 06/2021

Open Calls for Contributions

Call for Proposals: 2021 29th Annual West Virginia Rural Health Conference
Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
West Virginia Rural Health Association
Event Dates: Oct 20 - 22, 2021
Lewisburg, WV
Conference Website

Call for Proposals: 2021 Annual NOSORH Meeting
Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Event Dates: Oct 12 - 14, 2021
Conference Website

Call for Proposals: 2021 Annual Colorado Rural Health Conference
Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Colorado Rural Health Center
Event Dates: Oct 20 - 22, 2021
Denver, CO
Conference Website

Call for Abstracts: 2022 Annual SOPHE Conference & Expo
Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Society for Public Health Education
Event Dates: Mar 22 - 25, 2022
Saint Louis, MO
Conference Website

Call for Presentations: NC EMS Expo 2022
Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
North Carolina Division of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation, North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NC OEMS)
Event Dates: Apr 29 - May 4, 2022
Greensboro, NC
Conference Website

Upcoming Events

Jun
9
Tribal Consultation Session: IHS Buy Indian Act Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Indian Health Service
301.443.4872
santiago.almaraz@ihs.gov
Jun
10
All Tribal and Urban Indian Organization Leaders Call
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Eastern
Conference Call: 800.857.5577
Participant Code: 6703929
Also available by webinar
Participant Password: ihs123
Indian Health Service
301.443.1083
benjamin.smith@ihs.gov
Jun
10
Rural Health Open Door Forum
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Call-in: 1.888.455.1397
Passcode: 8604468
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
RuralHealthODF@cms.hhs.gov
Jun
10
Special Open Door Forum: At-home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Call-in: 1.888.455.1397
Passcode: 7102021
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Partnership@cms.hhs.gov
Jun
10
Understanding Eligible Uses of the Fiscal Recovery Fund: Supporting Underserved Communities
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Eastern
National Association of Counties
202.350.2296
ahurley@naco.org
Jun
14
NEW! Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Application Webinar
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Health Resources and Services Administration
Jun
15
An Overview of the National Cancer Institute's Rural Cancer Control Initiatives
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
National Cancer Institute, Rural Health Information Hub
Jun
15
Indian Health Service (IHS) Health IT Modernization Next Steps Listening Session
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Indian Health Service
240.620.3117
Mitchell.Thornbrugh@ihs.gov
Jun
16
CVS COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
CVS, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities (NLC)
704.315.9421
swhitfield@naco.org
Jun
16
Rural Health Care Re-imagined - Rural Hospital Leadership Conundrum: The Burnout of a Good Doctor
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Mountain
Colorado Hospital Association
peggy.mccreary@cha.com
Jun
17
COVID-19: Disaster Preparedness and Vulnerable Populations Webinar Series 1 of 3
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Jun
17
Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon Series: Let's Talk about Dementia – What It Is, How Caregivers Are Impacted, Risk for Abuse and Resources for Support
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pacific
Oregon Office of Rural Health
503.577.3849
locklear@ohsu.edu
Jun
17
HCF Program FY2019 Invoicing Office Hours
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Universal Service Administrative Company
Jun
17
Indian Health Service (IHS) Health IT Modernization Next Steps Listening Session
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Indian Health Service
240.620.3117
Mitchell.Thornbrugh@ihs.gov
Jun
17
Wildfire Health Threats: Risk Factors for Farmers and Ranchers
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
AgriSafe Network
sjenkins@agrisafe.org
Jun
18
ONC Workshop: Advancing Social Determinants of Health Data Use and Interoperability for Achieving Health Equity
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Jun
24
Capital Project Financing Sources for Rural Health Centers
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Capital Link
Jun
24
Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon Series: Working Through the Challenges - Complex Geropsychiatric Intervention and Management
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pacific
Oregon Office of Rural Health
503.577.3849
locklear@ohsu.edu
Jun
24
NASHP Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services
Time: 3:00 p.m. Eastern
National Academy for State Health Policy
Jun
29
Health Center Preparedness for Wildfires
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mountain
Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States
Missy@CHAMPSonline.org
Jun
30
Domestic and Sexual Violence Webinar Series: Missing and Murdered Indigenous People
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Central
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun
30
Respiratory Protection Program Overview in COVID-19 and Beyond
AgriSafe Network
sjenkins@agrisafe.org
Jun
30
Rural Health Care Re-imagined - A Communications Case Study: Board Governance in a Rural Community
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Mountain
Colorado Hospital Association
peggy.mccreary@cha.com
Jul
1
COVID-19: Disaster Preparedness and Vulnerable Populations Webinar Series 2 of 3
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Jul
1
IRHA Lunch & Learn: Reducing Suicide in Rural Indiana and Beyond
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Indiana Rural Health Association
aorwig@indianarha.org
Jul
6
Questions About Telehealth Technology Or Vendors?
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
Jul
8
All Tribal and Urban Indian Organization Leaders Call
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Indian Health Service
301.443.1083
benjamin.smith@ihs.gov
Jul
11-15
2021 Annual CADCA's Mid-Year Training Institute
Theme: Every Day CADCA Trains: Community Coalition Leaders
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
events@cadca.org
Jul
12
Virtual Native Talking Circles: Staying Connected in Challenging Times
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Central
National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
cph-nativecenter@uiowa.edu
Jul
13
2021 Healthy Grants Workshop
Time: 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSAGrantsWorkshop@hrsa.gov
Jul
13
Indian Health Service's Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Meeting
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Indian Health Service
301.466.2406
Tamara.Clay@ihs.gov
Jul
13
Native American Storytelling: Culture is Prevention
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central
National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
steven-steine@uiowa.edu
Jul
13
The ABC's of Resilience - An Interactive Workshop to Learn and Practice Resilience Building Skills
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central
Center for Optimizing Rural Health
855.234.0712
corh@tamu.edu
Jul
13
UMTRC Webinar: Telehealth and the New Normal: What Happens after the PHE Ends?
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center
bsanders@indianarha.org
Jul
13-14
2021 Annual NRHA State Rural Health Association (SRHA) Leadership Conference
National Rural Health Association
lhudson@nrharural.org
Jul
13-16
Agricultural Health and Safety Course for Medical and Safety Professionals
Ag Health & Safety Alliance, AgriSafe Network, Nebraska, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center
402.559.2891
jfarley@unmc.edu
Jul
14
Arizona Broadband Workshop Session #6: Broadband Adoption and Use - The Secret to Sustainable Networks
Time: 10:00 a.m. Arizona
Arizona Commerce Authority
Jul
14
NTIA Grant Program: Broadband Infrastructure Webinar, Session 4a
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Central
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Jul
14
Rural Health Care Re-imagined - A Community Engagement Case: Vaccine Equity in a Rural Community
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Mountain
Colorado Hospital Association
peggy.mccreary@cha.com
Jul
14
University of Kansas Medical Center, Rural Health Education & Services
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Central
Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Ashley.Wallace@ks.gov
Jul
14-16
2021 46th Annual National Institute for Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas Conference
National Rural Social Work Caucus
Jul
15
COVID-19: Disaster Preparedness and Vulnerable Populations Webinar Series 3 of 3
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Jul
15
NTIA Grant Program: Broadband Infrastructure Webinar, Session 4b
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Central
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Jul
16
Connecting Prevention Specialists to Native Communities
Time: 12:00 p.m. Central
National American Indian and Alaska Native Prevention Technology Transfer Center, SAMHSA Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
cindy-sagoe@uiowa.edu
Jul
19
Arizona Telemedicine Program - Telemedicine Applications
Arizona Telemedicine Program, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
15206266103
mesher@telemedicine.arizona.edu

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