National Rural Health Day November 17th!

Join the South Carolina Office of Rural Health on November 17th as we join them to honor South Carolina’s heart and soul – our rural citizens and communities!

Nearly 62 million Americans live in rural and frontier communities. Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, but these communities also have unique healthcare needs, which is why the National Organization of State Offices of Rural sets aside the third Thursday of every November – November 17th, 2016 – to celebrate National Rural Health Day.

Below are some resources to help you learn about rural health care and how you can celebrate National Rural Health Day in your community.

Looking for ways to celebrate National Rural Health Day? Here’s how others across the country are planning to celebrate on or around November 17.

Resources , including logos, save-the-date cards, key messages, proclamation templates, letters to the editor and press releases that will help promote your efforts and encourage others to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” are available here.

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