The Mississippi State Office of Rural Health (MORH) works to help rural communities build productive health care delivery systems. The Office administers three federal grants and is engaged in data collection on rural health needs, policy analysis and development, the provision of technical assistance, health manpower recruitment, coordination of rural health interests state-wide, and support for rural facilities.
Seventeen of Mississippi’s 82 counties are rural. There are several definitions of rural for the U. S. Census Bureau, White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and federal Office of Rural Health Policy Definitions please click on the following link:
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MS Department of Health
Office of Rural Health
Post Office Box 1700
570 East Woodrow Wilson
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Telephone: (601) 576-7216
Fax: (601) 576-7873