Category: Rural

NYSARH - Transform Rural Health

Health Foundation Awards $150,000 Grant to Bolster Health in Rural Counties Through New York State Association for Rural Health

Award is part of initiative made possible by gift from billionaire MacKenzie Scott (NEW YORK) The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York today announced a grant of $150,000…

Dentist with child patient

Combating an Oral Health Crisis #TransformRuralHealth

Key takeaways The challenges:  Not enough dentists Long waiting lists Lack of preventive care Possible solutions: Including dental care coverage in health plans Approving the practice of dental therapists in…

Alix Sandberg and CHAT team

#TransformRuralHealth: “We need to make sure youth have hope in themselves”

This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your elected officials know that rural communities deserve the best opportunities for good health. …

Barb Hastings and mother

#TransformRuralHealth: “These disparities have been discussed for years. We need solutions.”

This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your elected officials know that rural communities deserve the best opportunities for good…

The Chautauqua Center

#TransformRuralHealth: “Trust is so important in a small town”

Community health centers fill gaps and find solutions for rural health disparities This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your…

Assembly of Christian Churches Dunkirk

#TransformRuralHealth: “Transportation is becoming a nightmare”

Dunkirk residents’ struggles reflect widespread issues in accessing health care This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your elected officials…

Transform Rural Health

Transform Rural Health Campaign Raises Awareness of Disparities, Calls for Systemic Change Through Firsthand Stories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Buffalo and Syracuse, NY) The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York launched the Transform Rural Health campaign today to give voice to the people who…

AHEC students

#TransformRuralHealth: “It’s not just about care. It’s the health of the community.”

Image: a student participating in a career pathways session from WNY R-AHEC This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your…

STHCS EMT

#TransformRuralHealth: EMT Shortages Can Mean Life or Death

This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your elected officials know that rural communities deserve the best opportunities for good…

Young person receiving food

#TransformRuralHealth: “Some people’s only option is to pitch a tent while they wait for services”

This post is part of our Transform Rural Health campaign. Learn more, including how you can let your elected officials know that rural communities deserve the best opportunities for good…