Rural Health

Health Information for Rural Health Providers


Health care provider meeting with a mother and child Office of Rural Health Policy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Federal Office specifically addressing rural health issues.

Mother, Father and 3 children in a group: Copyright iStock Photos Health and Wellness

U.S. Department of Agriculture. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

"The health and wellness program area encompasses a broad array of human science issues including agricultural health & safety, consumer nutrition & health education, health literacy, health in relation to the environment, access to health care and preventive services and community health planning." Includes grant writing and management resources for the Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program.

Farm Household Well-Being: Wealth, Farm Programs, and Health Insurance

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Information on health insurance coverage by farm households is provided.

Solders marching with flag Rural Veteran Outreach Toolkit

Veterans Affairs. Office of Rural Health.

"Using this toolkit can increase partnerships between VA and rural communities and enhance VA’s ultimate goal of "Improving the quality of life for Veterans who live in rural communities." "

Apples in Basket; Copyright iStock Photos Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass

United States Department of Agriculture.

An interactive tool set that helps people, "learn about how USDA supports local and regional food economies; see examples of producers, businesses and communities putting these resources to work; and explore the map to find out what's happening near you."

Center for Distance Health

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Center for Distance Health.

..."innovative Center within the College of Medicine that will allow the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to respond to the demands for dynamic, contemporary health care."

National Association of Rural Health Clinics

National Association of Rural Health Clinics.

Colorful honeycomb shaped Logo for Public Health Partners Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce


"A collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet."

American Hospital Association: Rural Health Care

American Hospital Association. Section for Small or Rural Hospitals.

Includes topics for hospitals in rural areas.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

United States Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Rural Health Center
  • Contact CMS

  • Oral Health Funding and Tools

    DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Division of Oral Health.