Children’s Rural Access Line a Lifesaver for Crisp Regional Emergency Department Patient
A call to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta makes a difference in the care of pediatric patient's head injury.
A Reflection: Faith in Rural Health Putnam County Collaborative Day of Health
GRHIC, MUSM, and the School of Theology worked with community leaders of Putnam County for the first-of-its-kind Putnam County Collaborative Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 28, in downtown Eatonton.
GRHIC, Mercer School of Medicine, and Georgia 4-H Partner to Provide Pathways to Higher Education for High School Youth
GRHIC and the School of Medicine joined forces with Mercer University Undergraduate Admissions and Georgia 4-H for Mercer Day at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton.
GRHIC and Randolph County Family Connection Host Haircuts & Hams Health and Wellness Event for Men
The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) embarked on a challenge to meet the health and wellness needs of rural Georgia citizens through a state-of-the-art approach via partnerships with barbers and beauticians. The sole mission of the Barbershop & Beauty Shop Health Initiative is to bring health promotion programs where many people feel most comfortable in their communities.
Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center Trains 1,400 Rural Citizens in Community Resiliency
Over the course of five months, 1,400 rural citizens were trained in the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). Participants in this free, skills-based wellness program included middle and high school students, school teachers and counselors, clergy, health care providers, and Mercer School of Medicine students.
GRHIC Partners with Chattooga County Organizations in Housing Assessment and Community Health Survey
The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center teamed up with Chattooga Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), Helping Hands Ending Hunger, and Chattooga Chamber of Commerce to complete a housing needs assessment and windshield survey of housing conditions, such as blight, disrepair, and abandoned properties, along with a community health needs assessment.