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National Rural Health Day Celebrating the Power of Rural

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 the Power of Rural Website, you’ll see what else is happening across the country. 

Power of Rural

Mark your calendars for November 16th for 2023's National Rural Health Day!


Lynn Webber 2022 Michigan Community Star Graphic

Meet the 2022 Michigan Community Star: Lynn  Weber!

Lynn serves him community through his role as Director of the Clinton Area Ambulance Service Authority. He started one of the first Community Paramedicine Special Study Programs in Michigan, and in his free time teaches CPR and first response-related skill.

Congratulations Lynn!

Learn more about Lynn and other Community Stars throughout the country.

2022 Proclamation

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

Communication and Special Programs Manager


Michigan Center for Rural Health


National Rural Health Day Resources

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.

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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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Pledge to Partner

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!