“Mash it up on a Monday” A 25th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrating Rural Health Network’s mission of advancing the health and well-being of rural people and communities.

Monday, October 16th, 5 PM - 7:30 PM
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Binghamton

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

At Rural Health Network of SCNY, our mission is to advance the health and well-being of rural people and communities. Prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work makes us more effective at achieving this mission.

Seeking Executive Director Candidates

Rural Health Network is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of Directors and has overall leadership responsibility for the administration and management of Rural Health Network including programs, procurement and management of grants, and business operations. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, program development and implementation, policy development and administration, personnel and fiscal management, public relations, advocacy, fund development, networking, and coalition building.

Our Mission

Advance the health and well-being of rural people and communities

Areas of Focus


Bringing awareness to the unique needs facing rural communities.


Building knowledge, skills, and confidence through a range of community health interventions and educational programs.


Supporting programs and policies that bridge connections between local agriculture, food access and healthcare.


Improving transportation access and coordination in South Central New York.


Enhancing service planning and assessment, policy implementation, and program evaluation through coordination and collaboration.

"My VISTA experience showed me the importance and impact that programs and initiatives like those at Rural Health Network can have on individuals and communities."

-Caroline Russo
AmeriCorps VISTA Member 2016-2017   

Our Impact

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On Thursday, September 21, Our Coordinator of Community Health Education, Wendy Hitchcock, and our AmeriCorps: Rural Health Service Corps member, Alexandria Buncy, shared information about Rural Health Network of South Central New York's programs and services atUnited Health Servicesvices Health and Wellness Teaching Day. Wendy was also honored to present to attendees about how our evidence-based self-management programs can advance community health. ... See MoreSee Less
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We still have a few seats available for this Wednesday and Thursday's Adult Mental Health First Aid program, to be held atSidney Memorial Public Librarybrary. Times are in the flier posted here! Contact Mary Maruscak at mmaruscak@rhnscny.org no later than 2:00pm 9/26/23 for a last minute sign up!Join us at the Sidney Memorial Public Library Sept. 27 & 28 for Adult Mental Health First Aid. This course teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. You'll build skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to those who are struggling. Contact Mary Maruscak at mmaruscak@rhnscny.org or 607-692-7669 x 209 to register today. ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Autumn Equinox from the Rural Health Network. What is an equinox? An Equilux? And, what's the difference between an equinox and a solstice? Country Living has all you need to know about the change of seasons. buff.ly/48aB400 ... See MoreSee Less
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