Monday, January 17, 2022

Naloxone kits, training awarded to rural Indiana counties

The Indiana State Department of Health has awarded $127,000 to first responders serving 34 rural counties to help prevent fatal overdoses. The funding will be...

Telemedicine Spreads in Rural Georgia

The growth of telemedicine in Georgia continues. A new federal grant will allow Augusta University to create a two-way connection with emergency rooms at...

Colorado Senate Advances Rural Broadband Bill

Colorado’s Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would expedite the construction of high-speed broadband service in rural areas by taking money...

Remote Pharmacies Plan Approved by Florida Senate Committee

Florida’s Senate Health Policy Committee has approved legislation to allow the creation of “remote dispensing site pharmacies.” Committee Chairwoman Dana Young said the bill provides...

Alaska’s Kusilvak region has highest suicide rate in the country

Alaska’s Statewide Suicide Prevention Council recently published a five-year plan outlining problem areas and strategies. The sparsely populated region of Alaska known as the Kusilvak...

Fertilizer Fouling California’s Air

As much as 41 percent of smog-causing nitrogen oxide emissions in California are coming from heavy fertilizer use in the state’s Central Valley, according...

$140M contract awarded to build Hawaii state psychiatric hospital

The state of Hawaii will build a new 144-bed forensic psychiatric facility to help ease overcrowding at the Windward Oahu campus. Site work is...

$2.2M Grant Awarded to Reduce Opioid Deaths in Rural Arizona

The University of Arizona and the Arizona Department of Health have partnered on a $2.2 million grant to train first responders in rural Arizona...

University of Alabama receives Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant

The University of Alabama is receiving $128,664 to create a telemedicine platform to connect the Pickens County Medical Center Emergency Department with local ambulances...

Augusta University Medical Center to connect with five rural hospitals

The growth of telemedicine in Georgia continues. A new federal grant will allow Augusta University to create a two-way connection with emergency rooms at...

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