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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

  • Business Leaders Collaborate with Rural Communities to Vaccinate Residents

    A return to regular, small-town living will require a continuous effort to get residents vaccinated for Covid-19, according to the head of the Rural America Chamber of Commerce.  And business leaders know they need to do their part to make sure that happens. “A lot of business leaders, small business owners — they see this The post Business Leaders Collaborate with Rural Communities to Vaccinate Residents appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

  • How to Talk about Vaccination in Rural Communities: Health Association Releases New Toolkits for Rural Leaders

    While most of the country eases back into post-pandemic life, some rural areas are quietly remaining in Covid-mode. In rural Missouri, for example, a quarter of the state’s 81 nonmetropolitan counties had increasing rates of Covid-19 last week. A small rural hotspot has emerged in northern Missouri, where Putnam County had the highest infection rate The post How to Talk about Vaccination in Rural Communities: Health Association Releases New Toolkits for Rural Leaders appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

  • Q&A: Sociologist Jennifer Sherman on Rural Gentrification

    Did you guys listen to that blockbuster New York Times podcast, Nice White Parents? I did, on a cross-country drive with my privately-educated but (and?) endlessly-thoughtful best friend Chloë. For a large chunk of the Covid-induced gap year from our fancy college, through In-N-Out drive-thrus and California mountain passes, we discussed the show’s central theme. The post Q&A: Sociologist Jennifer Sherman on Rural Gentrification appeared first on The Daily Yonder.