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Rural Coverage of COVID-19 from the Daily Yonder

  • ‘Covid in Rural America Is a Horror Story,’ Says Head of Health Association

    Like most healthcare professionals talking to the press in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, Alan Morgan said he wanted to alert people — not alarm them — about the dangers of Covid-19. Today, he wishes he had taken a stronger approach. “It’s past time for us to worry about being alarmist,” said Morgan, The post ‘Covid in Rural America Is a Horror Story,’ Says Head of Health Association appeared first on Daily Yonder.

  • Commentary: Rural Public Libraries as Telehealth Providers During Covid-19

    A couple of years ago I wrote several pieces advocating for libraries to become part of telehealth hubs., I argued that libraries reach out and touch virtually everyone in their communities across the entire economic spectrum and that they should explore partnering with innovative medical practices and insurance companies to offer basic services to their The post Commentary: Rural Public Libraries as Telehealth Providers During Covid-19 appeared first on Daily Yonder.

  • Review: Mississippi River: Headwaters and Heartland to Delta and Gulf

    My home in Bellevue, Iowa, nestles in a lovely spot, half a block off the Mississippi River, in northeast Iowa. Others find the location appealing too, judging by how many stop along the Riverwalk to snap cellphone pictures of Lock and Dam No. 12, or pelicans flocking, or the sun rising over the timbered limestone The post Review: Mississippi River: Headwaters and Heartland to Delta and Gulf appeared first on Daily Yonder.

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