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Improving Health in Rural America

CDC and our governmental partners at the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, located in the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), have diverse programs aimed at improving health in rural America. Some public health interventions and success stories are below.


Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) helps increase access to care for underserved rural Americans and builds healthcare capacity through

Health Topics Impacting Rural Americans

The Community Guide

The Community Guide is a collection of evidence-based findings of the Community Preventative Services Task Force. Coordinated by CDC, the Community Guide can help resource-limited areas, such as rural jurisdictions, identify the best interventions to improve health and prevent disease.