Pediatric Mental Health Initiative Provides Crucial Resources for Rural School Systems
The Pediatric Mental Health Initiative (PMHI) provides free mental health counseling via telehealth to children in Georgia’s rural communities, many of which have limited or no mental health services.
GRHIC Selected to Guide COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Hesitancy Study for Second Year
An interdisciplinary team focuses on equipping influential, community messengers (e.g., community health ambassadors) with vaccine education, awareness, and messaging and provide research dissemination strategies, trainings, and workshops via the Hancock County Community Health Ambassadorship Program (H-CHAMP).
Community Health Reporters Celebrated for their Service
The Community Health Reporter Program completed its first year of implementation and was celebrated with a winter holiday appreciation event on Friday, December 9.
GRHIC Co-Hosts Georgia Telehealth Forum
The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC), the Global Partnership for Telehealth, and the Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center hosted the 2022 Georgia Telehealth Forum at Mercer University on December 2.
What is a Food Desert?
The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center is housed within the School of Medicine and is dedicated to empowering rural communities to improve access and effectiveness of health care. The Center accomplishes this mission by offering research, collaboration, and training opportunities. Mercer University School of Medicine’s Summer Student Research Scholars program matches students with faculty throughout…
COVID19 Case Rates per County
What is on these maps? On these colored maps, you can see the case rates per 1,000 residents. This means that we have calculated how many confirmed cases there are per 1,000 residents. This allows us to compare the urban areas with rural areas while taking into account their population. The darker the orange…