Rural Information Center: Rural Health


Rural Information Center: Rural Health


The Rural Information Center (RIC) provides information and referral services to local, tribal, State, and Federal government officials; community organizations; rural electric and telephone cooperatives; libraries; businesses; and citizens working to maintain the vitality of America’s rural areas. The RIC Web site contains more than 2,500 links to current and reliable information on a wide variety of rural resources and funding sources on the following topics:

  • Agricultural safety
  • Children
  • Clinics and centers
  • Dental
  • Emergency medical services
  • Health professional education
  • Health professional recruitment and retention
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance and managed care
  • Mental health and substance abuse
  • Primary health care
  • Special populations
  • Telemedicine


Rural Information Center

Funding Sources:

Rural Information Center; U.S. Department of Agriculture


Release Date: 2003
Review Date: 2008
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: February 2004
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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