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Covid-19 Vaccine Resources for Rural Communities

Looking for ways to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations in your community?

The Rural Assembly has partnered with other organizations to produce and share a collection of resources that address vaccine hesitancy, share facts, and help more rural Americans to become vaccinated for Covid-19.

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Rural Coverage of COVID-19 from the Daily Yonder

  • Glacier’s Red Buses Offer History and Sustainability 

    They are as ubiquitous as the beautiful scenery and views seen in Glacier National Park.  The red buses that take people throughout Glacier National Park in Montana have a storied history. The buses have been in service for more than 100 years, starting with their creation by Roe Emery and Walter White, a vice president The post Glacier’s Red Buses Offer History and Sustainability  appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

  • Q&A: How Public Banks Can Keep Revenue Local and Support Small Communities

    A public bank is a financial institution that is managed by the government in the public interest, which is unlike many of the big banks in the United States that are owned by private investors. Just one public bank exists in the entire country – the Bank of North Dakota – but efforts in other states are The post Q&A: How Public Banks Can Keep Revenue Local and Support Small Communities appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

  • The Rural Covid-19 Death Rate is Highest it’s Been Since May

    Explore full-page Deaths Covid-19 deaths in rural America totaled 625 last week. That’s 130 more reported deaths than two weeks ago and a 26.3% increase in the number of deaths. Last week, the rural death rate was 1.21 deaths per 100,000 residents. Metropolitan counties, meanwhile, reported 2,700 deaths. The death rate in urban America was The post The Rural Covid-19 Death Rate is Highest it’s Been Since May appeared first on The Daily Yonder.