The Connecticut Office of Rural Health's (CT-ORH) ninth annual report
provides an overview and highlights of the office's initiatives and
activities that occurred during the 2016-17 grant period. More detailed
information is provided upon request by contacting the CT-ORH.
Less Access To Health Services, Programs In Rural Areas Take Toll
Connecticut's rural residents die at higher rates than their city and suburban counterparts and a large percentage of those deaths may be preventable if better public health programs or better access to health care services were available, according to the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).