Rural lifespans are being cut short. Rural Missouri (ruMO) represents a third of the state’s population, but experiences greater mortality than urban peers in all ten leading causes of death.

Link with peers to share strategic advice, connect to solve challenges, and engage to develop new resources in our rural communities.

Workforce Conference

April 1-2, 2025

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Join MRHA Connect – our new community platform!

The Missouri Rural Health Association has launched a new community platform to allow collaboration with peers to share strategic advice, solve challenges and develop new approaches. MRHA’s new platform also allows access to a plethora of resources, news and funding opportunities. MRHA’s communication pipeline provides individuals and communities with information and tools to understand health care issues and their role in shaping and improving their community. This exclusive platform is only available to MRHA members. Become an MRHA member.

Health News & Policy Updates

COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Ages 6 Months and Older

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HHS Announces New $350 Million Initiative to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations

Expansion of Children’s Mental Health Through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

What Drives Us

Our Mission

Providing leadership on rural priorities through advocacy, partnerships, and education. Read our Title V Policy.

Get Involved

Looking to join a dynamic group of professionals committed to improving health outcomes in rural communities? The Missouri Rural Health Association is the organization for you. We continue to expand capacity to help our members serve their rural constituents.



November 6th and 7th, 2024
More detail will be available soon.


It's Time to Renew Your Membership!

Annual dues are now due. To get started, complete the MRHA membership renewal form. Renew, today.

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