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Helping Eligible Latino Children Enroll in Medicaid & CHIP Coverage – The Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign Webinar

This webinar will feature an analysis of recent data to raise awareness about the increase in uninsurance rates for Latino children, outreach strategies to effectively target this population, and a new resource available on InsureKidsNow.gov for organizations working with immigrant families.

Learn more through the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign’s many resources on InsureKidsNow.gov, which include a digital video, social media, text messages, and newsletter articles.

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
2-3:30 p.m. ET

Register here to attend.


Phase 4 and ARP Rural Technical Assistance Webcasts

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is hosting webinar sessions for Phase 4 and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural applicants, featuring guidance on how to navigate the application portal.

  • Thursday, Sept. 30, 3-4 p.m. ET – register to attend.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 5, 3-4 p.m. ET – register to attend.
  • Two additional webinars will be offered during the weeks of October 11 and 18 (dates, times, and registration details forthcoming).

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently hosted a briefing session to provide information about these upcoming funding opportunities – view the video.



Rural Health Conference - The State Office of Rural Health (SORH) hosts an annual Ohio Rural Health Conference each year. Current information can be found on the Rural Health Conference webpage.

Rural Health Listserv - The State Office of Rural Health (SORH) maintains a statewide rural health listserv to distribute a monthly and quarterly e-newsletter and periodic announcements regarding funding opportunities, upcoming events, and other resources. To sign up for email notifications, please send a request to PCRH@odh.ohio.gov.