Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future

NC Office of Rural Health 50th Anniversary on National Rural Health Day

Date: Thursday November 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Bertie County Senior Center at 103 W School Street in Windsor, NC


In recognition of the NC Office of Rural Health’s 50th Anniversary and National Rural Health Day, the NC Office of Rural Health and the North Carolina Rural Health Association along with its partners will offer a unique opportunity to hear from federal partners, including Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, and the United States Department of Agriculture as well as our own state and local leaders as we “Honor our Past, Celebrate our Present and Embrace the Future” of the Power of Rural in North Carolina.

The program will cover topics such as Healthy Aging in Rural, The Future of Rural Health Focusing on the Youth Voice, Community Engagement, and the Celebration of NCMS Board member and NC Community Star, Dr. Karen Smith. Keynote Address: Rural Social Drivers of Health Patrick Woodie of The NC Rural Center.

This event is dedicated to celebrating the individuals and organizations in North Carolina striving to enhance the well-being of their rural communities.