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Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

Publication Date: Jan 29, 2021

The Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program funds community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Includes programs providing training for health service providers and volunteers to carry out health promotion and outreach services. Supports community efforts to prevent or reduce opioid misuse as well as initiatives to prevent and mitigate transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, including strategies that utilize telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning.

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