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Display National Rural Health Day posters in your office. Provide a staff appreciation lunch. Consider starting an active outreach event in your community by visiting www.WalkWithADoc.org.
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Share a story about your doctor, a nurse, or other health care provider who has made a positive impact on your life. Don't forget to include #powerofrural and #nationalruralhealth day in your post!
Invite health care providers from local hospitals and clinics to speak to students. Sponsor a rural health-themed poster or essay contest. Give your students coloring book pages.
Prepare a healthy meal for dinner, and talk with your kids about the blessings - and the challenges - of living in rural America. Mention the health care providers who service your rural community.
Make healthy eating choices. Take a walk and enjoy the fresh air. Schedule an appointment to have your cholesterol and blood pressure checked.
Write a note to your health care team, thanking them for their help and their commitment to serving a rural population.
Plan a field trip to a local hospital or rural health provider. Plan or host a community health fair. Host or encourage students to participate in a rural health-related community service project.
Show appreciation to your local rural health professionals by providing them with discounts or special offers.
Search for health information over your broadband connection. Ask your physician if there are telehealth resources that could help you maintain or improve your health.