What's happening in Rural Health
The new 2023 J-1 Visa Waiver Program application cycle opens October 1, 2022, and closes September 30, 2023. See the Workforce and Recruitment webpage for more information about the program and current slot availability.
Listen! New podcast discussion on rural palliative care – See the Washington Rural Palliative Care Initiative webpage.
The Palliative Care Roadmap (PDF) is a publication to help patients, and the people they love sort through the experience of serious illness and conditions. Health care teams may find it a useful tool for assisting their patients. Each section offers empathy and information to help make sense of how serious illnesses and conditions unfold over time, with listed resources and key terms defined. Learn more about the Palliative Care Roadmap and how to order copies.
What we do
The Washington State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care Office support health systems planning and development in Washington's rural and underserved communities to improve health and healthcare across the life span.