NOSORH, all 50 State Offices of Rural Health, their partners, sponsors, and community stakeholders are gearing up to celebrate the Power of Rural on November 15, 2018! It’s not too late to get involved with National Rural Health Day (NRHD) activities! Visit the website for the latest news and events happening throughout the country.

Here are some fun, easy ways to be part of the Power of Rural movement this month:

Join an Event
More events are being scheduled daily! Check the website for the latest updates.

  • How will you celebrate NRHD? Share your plans here, big or small! Your events will then be posted on the website.
  • RHIhub and NOSORH are co-hosting a NRHD Twitter Chat “Access to Health Care in Rural Communities”. Join @NOSORH and @RuralHealthInfo using #RuralHealthChat at 12:00 pm ET on November 15!
  • Stay tuned for the release of the 2018 Community Stars e-book on November 15! This year’s book will feature the inspiring stories of over 75 “Stars” who are making a big impact on rural health in every corner of the country!

Download Free NRHD Toolkits

The 2018 NRHD Engagement Toolkit is an easy-to-use online toolkit with resources designed for community stakeholders, including hospitals, clinics, first responders, and others who serve the health needs of rural communities. It includes logos, display advertising, social media, public service announcement and media release templates, and much more!

Are you a State Office of Rural Health? The NRHD Starter Toolkit for SORH contains comprehensive toolkits as well as promotional items, such as posters, social media posts, and postcards that support this year’s NRHD efforts.

Showcase the #PowerofRural on Social Media

Follow NOSORH on Facebook and Twitter and help make the #PowerofRural trend by liking, sharing, and retweeting posts! Be sure to use the #PowerofRural in every post and encourage others to do the same.
Click here for free NRHD social media graphics.
Click here to put a National Rural Health Day frame on your Facebook Profile Pic!  

“Walk with a Doc” on 11.15.18

Invite rural hospitals, health clinics, etc. in your state to host a free Walk with a Doc community walk on NRHD. Walk with a Doc is a fun and easy way to engage communities in better health and celebrate the Power of Rural. Click here to learn how to host a walk.

Take the Pledge to Partner

Take the Pledge at and commit to four specific calls to action: Innovate, Educate, Collaborate & Communicate!


Visit for more ideas! Contact Ashley Muninger, NOSORH Communications & Development Coordinator, for more information.


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