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UK CERH 30th Anniversary Featured on ‘Behind the Blue’

On this episode of the "Behind the Blue" podcast, UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications' Carl Nathe talks with UK CERH Director Fran Feltner about the important work being carried out by the center...

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Registration is Open for Rural Strengths and Challenges Virtual Seminar Series

Registration is now open for the Health and Wellbeing: Rural Strengths and Challenges Virtual Seminar Series, hosted by the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Research Committee, with representation from...

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Posted - Jan 20Read More

UK CERH’s Kentucky Homeplace and USA Drone Port Research Project Receives Media Attention

An innovative research project in Perry and Knott Counties that connects Community Health Workers (CHWs) with local drone pilots to deliver Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to households in Appalachian...

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Posted - Jan 13Read More

Kentucky Office of Rural Health Receives MediStar Award

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) recently received the Excellence in Education Award, one of the annual MediStar Awards given to health care organizations and professionals in Kentucky and southern...

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Posted - Jan 5Read More

USA Drone Port, UK-CARES and Kentucky Homeplace Partner to Bring PPE to Rural Kentuckians

UKNOW | UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY NEWSBy Alicia GregoryLEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 15, 2020) — The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many new actions to our daily lives — wearing masks, washing hands more frequently, and...

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Health and Wellbeing: Rural Strengths and Challenges Virtual Seminar Series

Health and Wellbeing: Rural Strengths and Challenges Virtual Seminar SeriesHosted by the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Research Committeewith representation from the UK College of Health Sciences,...

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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Hazard, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2020) — Thirty years ago, the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health opened its doors in Hazard, Kentucky. This month the center kicks off an anniversary celebration...

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Dr. Fran Feltner named statewide Community Health Champion

Congratulations to our UK CERH Director Dr. Fran Feltner!  She was named the statewide Community Health Champion this week at the inaugural Community Health Champions Awards, sponsored by WellCare of Kentucky...

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

World Stroke Day

The Hazard & Surrounding Area Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group would like to announce October 29th is World Stroke Day. Learn the signs and symptoms of a stroke. Remember the acronym BE FAST:...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

UK CERH to Showcase at SOAR Summit 2020

UK CERH has been selected to showcase at the 2020 Shaping Our Appalachian Region Summit, October 28-30! Please join us during the Virtual Exhibit Hall.  Our virtual booth will be open for chats and videos to...

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Posted - Oct 27Read More

Celebrate Halloween Safely

If trick-or-treating is permitted in your community, please trick-or-treat the safe way.  Kentucky Public Health is offering guidance that is designed to help curb the spread of COVID-19. It will be reassessed...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Myths, Facts and Frequently Asked Questions

The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Department for Public Health and Deloitte, hosted a virtual Contact Tracing Engagement event on September 22, 2020....

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Posted - Sep 22Read More

Request for Applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2020 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (...

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Posted - Sep 8Read More

UK CERH Opens Registration, Calls for Poster Abstracts for Appalachian Research Day Virtual Research Series

Hazard, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2020) – The 6th Annual Appalachian Research Day (ARD): Come Sit on the Porch will be held as a virtual seminar series, beginning Sept. 16, 2020.  ARD is an annual event hosted by the UK...

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Posted - Aug 17Read More

UK Faculty, Students Refurbish and Provide Medical Equipment in Rural Kentucky

Roughly one in seven Americans live with a disability that impacts daily mobility. The average cost of a wheelchair ranges from $500 to $2,000 without insurance, seriously curbing access to this essential...

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Posted - Jul 2Read More

UK collaborative team receives funding to refurbish and provide essential medical equipment in rural Kentucky

Jun 18, 2020Roughly 1 in 7 in Americans live with a disability that impacts daily mobility. The average cost of a wheelchair ranges from $500 to $2,000 without insurance, seriously curbing access to this...

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Posted - Jun 23Read More