SCORH awards more than $725,000 in rural health equity funding

SCORH awards more than $725,000 in rural health equity funding

The South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH) announced 26 funding awards to address COVID-19 health disparities and support local health equity initiatives in rural communities. The grants, totaling $725,556, were awarded in three categories – vaccine confidence,...
CEO Graham Adams awarded Order of the Palmetto

CEO Graham Adams awarded Order of the Palmetto

Graham Adams, PhD, chief executive officer for the South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH), has been awarded the Order of the Palmetto. The Order of the Palmetto is South Carolina’s highest civilian honor presented in recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary...
Kathy Schwarting named South Carolina’s Community Star

Kathy Schwarting named South Carolina’s Community Star

Kathy Schwarting, CEO of Palmetto Care Connections in Bamberg, SC, and a champion for rural healthcare and broadband access, has been named South Carolina’s 2021 Community Star. The Community Star program is an initiative of the National Organization of State Offices...