Author: Ella

HUD Announces New Initiative for Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness Funding Opportunity

HUD Package Includes $322 Million, Including $54.5 Million Set-Aside for Rural Communities, For Permanent Housing, Supportive Services, And Other Costs Package Also Provides $43 Million To Fund Approximately 4,000 New Incremental Housing Choice Vouchers   WASHINGTON – The Biden Administration through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released a first-of-it...

Central New York Area Health Education Center (CNYAHEC) Summer Opioid Webinar Series

Check out these upcoming webinar opportunities for earning CME/CE credits! June 8th, 2022, 6-7 PM (EST):   June 20th, 2022, 12-1 PM (EST):   July 13th, 2022, 12-1 PM (EST):   July 22nd, 2022, 12-1 PM (EST):

NYSARH Mentorship Program

On May 19th, 2022, Anne Marie Snell, Executive Director at the St. Lawrence County Health Initiative led an important discussion during our mentorship meeting on the New York State Cancer Consortium, coalition building programs on cancer screening and internship opportunities in public health. The goal of NYSARH’s mentorship program is to connect students and people early in their careers wh...

NYSARH Member Spotlight: S2AY Rural Health Network Changes its Name to Pivital Public Health Partnership

New name reflects commitment to improving the health and well-being of Finger Lakes residents. S2AY Rural Health Network, a nonprofit leader in rural public health, has changed its name to Pivital Public Health Partnership. The organization’s Executive Director and Board of Directors joined with Public Health Directors from eight Finger Lakes counties to announce the name to its internal partners ...

Public Health Partnership Conference Recap

This year NYSARH partnered with the NYS Public Health Association (NYSPHA), the NYS Association of County Health Officials (NYSACHO), and the NYS Conference of Environmental Health Directors (NYSCEHD) to promote the 2022 Public Health Partnership Conference. The conference took place from April 27th-29th with attendees participating virtually and in-person in Niagara Falls, NY. Attendees from NYSA...

Should States Fund Municipal Broadband and Cooperatives?

March 24, 2022 By Kevin Schwartzbach Despite the more than $1.6 trillion private internet service providers (ISPs) have invested in broadband infrastructure since 1996, the internet landscape in the US faces significant challenges. Over 30 percent of American households do not have broadband at home, while as many as 42 million do not have the option to purchase it in the first place, especially i...

Apply to a New York State Fellowship Program

New York State has several fellowship programs that provide opportunities in State government to eager and talented individuals from diverse backgrounds. Empire State Fellows: The Empire State Fellows Program is a full-time leadership training program that prepares the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policymakers. The incoming class of Empire State Fellows w...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

The NYS Cancer Consortium’s Colorectal Cancer Action Team acknowledges March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  Each year in New York State, approximately 9,000 people develop colorectal cancer, and 3,000 New Yorkers die from it.  One out of every 24 adults will develop colorectal cancer sometime in their life.  Colorectal cancer occurs most often as people age (60% of new cases occur among th...

The State of Rural Upstate New York

Cornell University Professor, John W. Sipple and PhD students Peter Fiduccia, Kate Foster, and Kristie LeBeau recently presented at the 2022 Rural Alliance Symposium. Their presentation focused on data for rural New York and covered the following topics: population change, education, housing, employment, internet access, and public health. View their slides here: The State of Rural New York-Cornel...

Rural Hospitals, Short of Staff, Brace for Omicron

https://www.marketplace.org/2021/12/28/rural-hospitals-short-of-staff-brace-for-omicron/ By Savannah Maher Dec 28, 2021 Heard on: Hospitals in the U.S. are struggling to stay staffed up. Many were short of workers even before the pandemic caused an exodus of doctors and nurses from the field. Now, the more transmissible omicron variant is sending some of the remaining workers home, and hospitals a...

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