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Kentucky Rural Health Association 2021 Annual Conference Poster Session

Each year University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health partners with the Kentucky Rural Health Association (KRHA) to host a poster session at the KRHA annual conference. Our goal is to encourage...

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UK Collaborates to Offer Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for Older Adults

By Kara Richardson Article orginally published on UKNow LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 28, 2021) — Disasters can come in many forms, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and more. Eastern Kentucky was...

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Students at CERH Go Purple

College of Health Science students at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health-UK Hazard Campus donned purple in support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. UKPT and UKMLS Hazard Campus students...

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PT Celebrates Day of Service for UK Hazard Campus

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications DirectorThis week, the UK DPT Hazard Class of 2023 participated in their PT Day of Service project building safe recreational trails for the community at the Perry County Park....

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College of Medicine Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Prestigious Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest...

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Posted - Oct 18Read More

USA Drone Port pioneers aerial drone messaging to support public awareness about healthcare options

By Robert DonnanUSA Drone PortThe USA Drone Port has teamed up with the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UKCERH) to test innovative aerial drone technologies that can increase public awareness about...

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Kentucky River Community Partners and University of Kentucky Offer Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for Older Adults

HAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2021) - National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The 2021...

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Healthy WAY Proposals Being Accepted From Rural Kentucky High Schools

HAZARD, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), located in Hazard, Kentucky, is accepting proposals from rural Kentucky high schools to participate in...

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Intergenerational Initiative Will Offer Toys with a Purpose in Hazard

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) in Hazard, Kentucky, in partnership with the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN),...

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Appalachian Community Health Days to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts in 32-County Region

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 3, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), Kentucky Homeplace, USA Drone Port and a network of community partners are joining forces to intensify...

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UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, UnitedHealthcare Honor 1st Community Health Worker Program Graduates

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) and UnitedHealthcare honored Perry County students Jazmen Fugate and Jayla Ledford for becoming the first two certified community...

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Posted - Jul 29Read More

Postponed until 2022: Registration Open for Rural Appalachian Stroke Camp

The Rural Appalachian Stroke Camp has been postponed until Spring 2022 due to increased COVID-19 cases in our region. More updates will provided in the future.HAZARD, Ky. (July 21, 2021) — The Eastern Kentucky...

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Virtual Trauma Informed Care Summit held

This article was originally published in the Hazard Herald, Thursday, June 24, 2021 edition, Page 11A. Republished with permission.BY KATIE KELLEYSTAFF WRITER, HAZARD HERALDOn June 16, a virtual “Trauma...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

Beverly May Receives 2021 UK-CARES Community Engagement Award

The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES), in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH), recently announced the nominees and the...

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Research Finds Decline in Drug Overdose Mortality Rates in Eastern Kentucky Counties

 HAZARD, Ky. (May 21, 2021) — Researchers at the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) and the Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis at the National Opinion Research Center (...

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Research Finds Decline in Drug Overdose Mortality Rates in Eastern Kentucky Counties

Research was conducted by University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health and NORC Walsh Center for Rural Analysis Hazard, Ky. (May 17, 2021) – Researchers at the University of Kentucky Center of...

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