Rural Health Network
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
The Rural Health Service Corps (RHSC) -- AmeriCorps Program is administered by the Rural Health Network of SCNY. The primary service area is four rural NYS counties in the Southern Tier of NYS (Northern Appalachia). This project will place 46 AmeriCorps members in service to address critical rural health needs, including chronic disease and obesity reduction, emergency medical services, and rural transportation -- mobility management. The project is a youth service corps that places members at 27 service sites. The project will implement 6 national Healthy Futures performance measures and 1 national Opportunity performance measure.