WelcomeThe Idaho Rural Health Association provides a voice on rural health issues through advocacy, communication and education. Individual, organizational and student members receive news bulletins and action alerts of interest to rural health advocates, as well as invitations to policy events and discounts on meeting fees. Read more about member benefits and strategic priorities in our membership flyer.
Crush the Curve Idaho
Introduces the Vaccinate the 208 campaign. Up-to-date resources to get tested, get vaccinated and get educated, including downloadable materials. https://crushthecurveidaho.com/vaccines
Idaho Official Resources for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Resources and information on Idaho's response to COVID-19, including information for healthcare providers and schools, public health monitoring and testing, and more. https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/
ECHO Idaho COVID-19 Program
Offers two COVID-19 sessions per week led by a panel of experts for Idaho's healthcare workforce, including providers, clinicians, policymakers and administrators, providing information and strategies to address the challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.uidaho.edu/academics/wwami/echo/covid-19
National Rural Health Association Covid-19 Resources
NRHA takes seriously the impact that pandemics and public health emergencies have on our members and rural communities nationwide. NRHA has compiled free COVID-19 resources provided by the CDC, WHO, and other reputable organizations. https://www.ruralhealthweb.org/programs/resources/covid-19-resources
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy FAQs for COVID-19
A set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from our grantees and stakeholders, including Updated FAQ for Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Testing Program, with a link to the RHC COVID-19 Reporting Portal, where tests and spending categories must be reported monthly. https://www.hrsa.gov/rural-health/coronavirus/frequently-asked-questions
Idaho Rural Health Heroes Celebrated on
National Rural Health Day, November 19
The Idaho Rural Health Hero Awards celebrates rural health educators, community advocates, healthcare providers
and program administrators who demonstrate outstanding service and dedication to rural communities.
Congratulations to this year's Idaho Rural Health Heroes:
Clearwater Medical Clinic Staff/Jill Ball, administrator
Cathy Oliphant, PharmD/ISU Pharmacy Department
Bart Hanson, lab manager/Minidoka Memorial Hospital
Rylee O'Neill, director/SE ID Area Health Education Center
Mike Hirschi, director/Region V Area Agency on Aging
Melody Weaver, PhD, FNP-BC/ISU School of Nursing
Read their stories
Governor Brad Little proclaimed November 19, 2020 to be National Rural Health Day in Idaho.