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Your Voice for Rural Health

Working to preserve and improve health and human services in rural New York State.


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Public Health Partnership Conference

April 26-28th, 2023 and the event will be completely virtual using an online platform called


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Our Mission

The mission of the New York State Association of Rural Health (NYSARH) is to improve the health and well-being of rural New Yorkers and their communities

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The Voice Of Rural Health

NYSARH functions as the “voice for rural health.” It is a statewide organization advocating for the health of rural New Yorkers. NYSARH advocates at the national and state levels on behalf of its membership.

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Featured News

State of Obesity 2022: Better Policies for a Healthier America

  Trust for America’s Health’s (TFAH) 19th annual report on the nation’s obesity crisis found that 19 states have obesity rates over 35 percent, up from 16 states in 2021, and that social and economic factors are key drivers of increasing obesity rates. The report includes data by race, age,

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Rural-Urban Differences in Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences: Results from the National Survey of Children’s Health

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events of abuse, household dysfunction, and neglect that children may experience between birth and 17 years of age. Prior research has found ACEs to be associated with risky behaviors and poor physical and mental wellbeing outcomes during childhood and into adulthood. Conversely, positive

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