New Report Highlights the Health Status of Rural Missourians

Fifty-five counties in rural Missouri are now without a hospital. Death rates are higher for rural Missourians than urban in each of the top ten causes of death. These and other statistics are included in a new report that looks at the health status of rural...

Sowing the Seeds of Healthy Eating in Rural Indiana

by Beth Blevins Thanks in part to the Indiana State Office of Rural Health (Indiana SORH), rural residents in Allen County, Indiana, soon will have the opportunity to take classes on cooking and healthy eating through the HEALing Seeds program. The Our HEALing Kitchen...

NY State Office of Rural Health Leans Into More Efficient Work

By Beth Blevins Using Lean, a concept originally developed to eliminate waste in Japanese manufacturing, the New York State Office of Rural Health (NYSORH) recently embarked on a project to find more efficiency in the way its operates. The effort was part of the New...

Educational Partnership Reaches Rural California Communities

By Beth Blevins Rural migrants and other immigrant Latinos in California are becoming better informed on issues that affect their health thanks to a partnership between the California State Office of Rural Health (CalSORH) and the California Department of Public...