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THE CT OFFICE OF RURAL HEALTH IS HIRING!

The CT-ORH is seeking a highly-motivated Program Coordinator to help manage its federal and state rural health grants. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Lfedewa@nwcc.edu by November 30, 2021.
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Welcome
The Connecticut Office of Rural Health (CT-ORH) serves:

  • As a clearinghouse to assist in the coordination of resources and activities that promote rural health on a regional or statewide basis
  • To provide technical assistance to rural health providers and organizations
  • To enhance recruitment and retention efforts for rural healthcare providers
  • To promote state, local, regional and federal partnerships

The CT-ORH is funded by a federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration through the Office of Rural Health Policy.

Please visit About Us to learn more about the CT-ORH.
What's New:

CT-ORH 2020 Annual Report

CT-ORH 2019 Annual Report

CT-ORH 2018 Annual Report

CT-ORH Grantee Resources

Less Access To Health Services, Programs In Rural Areas Take Toll

RRA Initiative
Connecticut Statewide Retention Plan on National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Providers

AN ASSESSEMENT OF CONNECTICUT RURAL HEALTH: Overview, Obstacles and Opportunities

Announcements:
The CT Office of Rural Health definition of rural: All towns with a population census of 10,000 or less and a population density of 500 or less people per square mile as designated as rural was revised and adopted by the CT-ORH advisory board November 2014. The definition was created for the sole purposes of providing strategic direction for the planning and implementation of initiatives to fulfill its mission and determine rural towns/communities eligible for financial support from the CT-ORH.

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Resource Guide

Grants

National Resources

Celebrating the power of rural health
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CT-ORH, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098-1798
Phone: (860) 738-6378 | Fax: (860) 738-6443
This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of
Human Services (HHS) under grant H95RH00151, State Offices of Rural Health $223,410.
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