Over 750,000 people live in rural Colorado. Because of the low population density and distance between population centers, rural Coloradans face unique challenges when it comes getting their health care needs met.
Colorado has the opportunity to be an even better state if we commit to achieving health equity for all Coloradans, regardless of where they live. Coloradans who live in rural communities are active contributors to agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism, which means rural areas are integral to the state’s economy and health. The places where we live, learn, work, and play have a great impact on how long and how well we live; we must take action to ensure rural Coloradans have an equal opportunity to live a healthy life.
Read the ReportAction for Equity - Rural