The mission of the Nebraska Office of Rural Health is to define and promote the development of a health care system that assures the availability and accessibility of quality health care services to meet the needs of people living in rural Nebraska.
Programs and activities are designed to assist rural Nebraskans get high quality health care through: recruitment and retention, hospital maintenance, community planning, health care networks and cooperative ventures, identifying community leaders, developing leadership skills, and having an information clearinghouse. The Office develops state rural health policy in consultation with the Rural Health Advisory Commission.
The 2014 Nebraska Rural Health Conference will be held September 17-18 in Kearney, co-sponsored by our Office and the Nebraska Rural Health Association. Click here to view the informational brochure. To register online, visit the NeRHA site.