Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Daily Yonder: Thanksgiving Affects Rural COVID Rates, Infections Drop 20%

In the latest COVID-19 update from The Daily Yonder, the rural COVID-19 infection rate decreased by 20% last week, possibly due to...

NPR: Native Americans Come Together to Protect Loved Ones, Tribes From...

In a new story from NPR, Native American tribes across the country are coming together to protect loved ones and embrace community...

RHIhub: Medical Students in North Dakota Study Health Literacy and Write...

In North Dakota, students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UNDSMHS) are learning about health literacy...

Montana: New State Laws Put Reproductive Care Burden on Rural Mothers

In a new story for The Daily Yonder, writer Claire Carlson reports on the state of Montana's restrictive new laws concerning reproductive...

HHS Distributing Funds to Help Rural Health Care Providers Affected by...

In a press release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Biden-Harris Administration is now releasing $7.5 billion...

Chartis: Rural Health Care Staffing Hits New Low as Vaccine Hesitancy...

In a new report from The Chartis Group, vaccine hesitancy and job burnout is still playing a major part in staff shortages...

NBC: Rural Mother’s Birth Story in Connecticut Highlights Growing “Maternity Desert”...

In a story from NBC News, a rural mother from Connecticut had a birth story that was out of the ordinary. Shantell...

USDA: New Report Shows Poorer Rural Areas Have Higher COVID Infection...

In a new report from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS), rural counties that are continuously poor have the...

NPR: Telehealth by Phone May Fall to the Wayside as Pandemic...

In a story for NPR, reporter Yuki Noguchi looks into expiring voice-only telehealth coverage for patients in rural areas, and how the...

Daily Yonder: COVID-19 Infections Increase in Rural Areas, Michigan Has Highest...

In the newest COVID-19 update from The Daily Yonder, rural COVID infections have increased by six percent. The rural infections rate itself...

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