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.

Family portrait: Copyright iStock Photo 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.

Rural Assistance Center

DHHS. Office of Rural Health Policy.

"Rural Assistance Center was established as a rural health and human services "information portal.""

A father with his son and two pigs 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." "

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."

Rural Health Data and Research

DHHS. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Evidence-Based reports and research activities on rural health.

National Rural Health Association

National Rural Health Association.

A national nonprofit organization with a mission "to provide leadership on rural health issues."

National Association of Rural Health Clinics

National Association of Rural Health Clinics.

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
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  • Oral Health Funding and Tools

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