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In a new story from The Daily Yonder, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine are preparing to invest federal money in broadband internet, an initiative that will positively impact the rural areas of New England. With some initiative...
In a new article for Stateline, Aallyah Wright looks into the support systems for children who have lost a parent or loved one to COVID-19. Unsurprisingly, what support is out there is lost in pandemic struggles and...
In an article from Self Inc., new research shows state governments are spending more money on health care than ever before, even before the current pandemic. With the recent monies from the CARES Act and the Coronavirus...
In the latest COVID-19 update from The Daily Yonder, rural infections have skyrocketed, breaking past infection records. As of Jan. 8 there are 393,000 new rural infections, breaking last winter's record of 232,000 cases during the 2021...
In a new research brief from The Journal of Rural Health, researchers discovered that while rural home-health is better at providing timely care, travel times and staffing issues can undermine efforts, leading to urban home-health having a...
In a new story from The Daily Yonder, a non profit based in Virginia is educating and offering assistance to tribal communities throughout America on the topic of menstruation. The Kwek Society, started in 2018, sends bags...
In a new story from The Daily Yonder, CHWs and a social media campaign are working on getting the small town of Guadalupe, Arizona completely vaccinated against COVID-19. By the summer of 2020, the town's infection rate...
The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) will be hosting a webinar covering the new Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) operating model next week on Jan. 19 at 1p.m. CST. REH was created by Congress in...
In a story from The Washington Post, Francis S. Collins, former director of the National Institutes of Health, said that more funding should be made available for local health departments across the country, to better help the...
In western New York State, health care facilities are facing an unprecedented crush of staffing shortages combined with the winter surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Multiple counties in western New York have less than 10% of available beds,...
In Utah, a new pilot program is helping rural victims of domestic violence and abuse navigate the thorny processes of picking the right court protective order in court, and doing so at an affordable price. Certified Advocate...
In the latest COVID-19 infection update from The Daily Yonder, the new Omicron variant has moved deeper into rural areas of America, but metropolitan case numbers are still higher than rural cases. As of...
In a new pre-print paper for the Journal of Medical Internet Research, researchers have discovered that cancer survivors, particularly rural patients and older patients, are less likely to have access to telehealth services. On top of that,...
In Minnesota, every single county has high school students who have reported sexual exploitation in some form. To combat the growing issue and bring more assistance to rural counties, a new agency, 180 Degrees, is on their...