National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) was established in 1995 to assist State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) in their efforts to improve access to, and the quality of, health care for nearly 61 million rural Americans.

NOSORH enhances the capacity of SORH to do this by supporting the development of state and community rural health leaders; creating and facilitating state, regional and national partnerships that foster information sharing and spur rural health-related programs/activities; and enhancing access to quality healthcare services in rural communities.

New Logos Available

The National Rural Health Day logo had a makeover and is now available for download in a variety of formats. Downloading and using the logo is an easy first step in celebrating the #PowerOfRural. Place the logo in your email signature, on the homepage of your website, in presentations, on social media, and more!


Now Accepting NOSORH Award Nominations

It’s NOSORH Award season! Help us recognize and celebrate those who go above and beyond for rural health! The online nomination process is simple and only takes about 15 minutes to complete. Award...

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New National Rural Health Day Logo

NOSORH is excited to announce that the National Rural Health Day logo recently had a makeover! The changes were subtle to protect the logo's registered trademark. Each icon box was updated for a...

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Rural Health Policy Update – July 2023

NOSORH Visits Capitol Hill  On June 14, NOSORH CEO Tammy Norville, along with Oregon Office of Rural Health Director Bob Duehmig, were on Capitol Hill visiting with House and Senate offices. The...

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National Rural Health Day

On November 16, 2023, join NOSORH, the 50 State Offices of Rural Health, and rural health stakeholders across the country in celebration of National Rural Health Day (NRHD)! NRHD is an opportunity to celebrate the #PowerOfRural and bring attention to the incredible efforts of those dedicated to addressing the unique healthcare needs of rural America.



2023 Policy Factsheets

Updated State Flex Program Reauthorization and State Offices of Rural Health Appropriations Request fact sheets are now available.