Arizona Center for Rural Health
Ariz. lawmakers urge Congress: ‘Help rural America’ in next aid effort
Arizona lawmakers are calling on Congress to prioritize rural Americans in the next round of coronavirus legislation.
Almost 40% of Arizonans live in ‘health care shortage’ areas
About 2.8 million Arizonans – nearly two in every five – live in an area that the federal government says has a health care shortage. For many of those people, particularly in rural Arizona, that lack of care could complicate treatment in the COVID-19 pandemic.