National Rural Health Day

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                               SAVE THE DATE: NOVEMBER 18, 2021

This is a day to celebrate the uniqueness and charm of rural America and its citizens. Each state office of rural health will be working to increase awareness for rural healthcare and highlighting the efforts and achievements towards advocacy in rural communities. Below you’ll find a few of the highlights and happenings for this year's celebration. When you visit, you’ll see what else is happening across the country. 

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Community Stars

Nominate a 2021 Community Star

The annual Community Star recognition program is one of the most popular features of National Rural Health Day. Each person, coalition, and organization nominated to be their state’s Community Star represents the faces and grassroots initiatives that are working to address the social determinants of health and improve the lives of those who call rural their home. -- Deadline August 2nd, 2021

Promotional Toolkit

These tools are designed especially for community stakeholders, including hospitals, clinics, first responders, public health and elected officials, non-profits, civic organizations, and others who serve and support the health needs of rural communities.

Explore New NRHD Key Messages & Data Points 

The updated 2021 National Rural Health Day "Key Messages & Data Points" ePublication is full of rural-relevant data points that relate to the 3 NRHD key messages. 

Shop for Swag 

The National Rural Health Day store is open for business! Shirts, face masks, hand sanitizer, pet bandanas & more can be purchased to show your Power of Rural Spirit!

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For More Infomation on How to Celebrate the Power of Rural Contact

Victoria Tyra
Rural Education Manager
(517) 355-8250