National Rural Health Day

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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. 


Community Stars

Meet the 2021 Michigan Community Star: Kalli Dempsey! 

Kalli serves her community through her dual role as the first Community Health Worker in the Sparrow Health System and as a Resource Coordinator connecting vulnerable populations with the resources they need.
Congratulations Kalli!
To learn more about Kalli, read our announcement article here:

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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Want to help us make a difference for over 60 million people living in rural America? Take the Pledge to Partner! MCRH has taken the pledge, now its your turn!











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

Rural Education Manager

(517) 355-8250 


Michigan Center for Rural Health