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...

Population Health/Health Equity

Issue Brief- Defining Rural Population Health and Health Equity – July 2020 In recent years, the terms “population health” and “health equity” have often been used interchangeably by some rural stakeholders.This issue brief aims to...

NOSORH and SORH Represented at 2018 APHA Annual Meeting

During the 2018 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, NOSORH presented Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities: Identified challenges, opportunities and available resources. This work was done in partnership with the...

New Social Determinants of Health Reference Guide Released

NOSORH, in collaboration with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), is proud to announce the launch of Social Determinants of Health: A Quick Reference Guide for State Offices of Rural Health and State and Territorial Health Officials....