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


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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

Wider Access to Narcan Helps Rural Communities Fight Overdose Deaths

Source: PBS NewsHour ( In a compelling effort to combat the rising tide of overdose deaths, rural communities across the nation are making significant strides with wider access to Narcan. According to a recent report by PBS NewsHour, the expanded availability of this life-saving medication is proving instrumental in saving

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New York State Issues Telepractice Guidance for Healthcare Providers

The New York State Education Department’s Office of the Professions (OP) has released guidance for healthcare providers on the use of telepractice. The guidance is intended to help providers understand their legal and ethical responsibilities when using telepractice to deliver healthcare services. Telepractice, which involves the use of technology to

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Seeking applicants for UC Berkeley’s Rural Health Innovation Program

Author: Elise Proulx, Director of Communications & Marketing (School of Public Health University of California, Berkeley)  New Rural Health Innovation Program at UC Berkeley will launch the next generation of rural public health leaders 25 students per year will receive full two-year scholarships to pursue a Master of Public Health

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