Supporting Arizona's efforts to develop community resilience
What is AZCOVIDTXT-RH?
AZCOVIDTXT-RH is a bilingual texting system designed to distribute timely and verified information to rural healthcare workers. This information will increase the resilience and success of our health systems and communities in rural areas of Arizona. Our service provides rural healthcare workers with relevant and useful information to support their communities in the fight against COVID-19 and other critical health challenges faced by rural Arizonans.
Through prioritizing health equity and considering the social determinants of health, we aim to complete the following objectives:
Support rural healthcare workers to build more resilient communities and remain informed on additional pressing health issues in their area.
Assist rural healthcare workers stay up-to-date on continually-evolving COVID-19 information.
Work toward personalized messaging unique to the interests of individual health care workers and their communities.
Inform rural healthcare workers about how to effectively communicate health information to patients
To achieve our goals, we offer a variety of messaging modalities to fit your preference!
New, expert-curated content is available weekly through:
Receive 2 or 3 text messages per week, containing relevant, local, health-related content. To sign up to receive weekly texts, follow the two simple steps outlined in the instructions below!
Read more in-depth about a topic of interest! Each week two articles are made available: one provides information specifically for you as rural health providers, and the other gives helpful instructions on how to communicate specific topics more effectively with the individuals you support.
Social Media Posts
View short, helpful posts and graphics that are made available on our AZCOVIDTXT Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! @azcovidtxt
Read or share a number of available infographics that provide a visual representation of pressing, health-related information here on our website.
Sign up for AZCOVIDTXT-RH in two, easy steps:
1. Join AZCOVIDTXT-RH
Text JOIN to (833) 937-2974. You will receive a confirmation text and next steps.
2. Answer a few brief questions
You will be asked to provide your Arizona zip code and complete a brief survey.
This helps us tailor our content to your specific area.
Begin receiving informative text messages!
After you complete the enrollment process, you will begin to receive 2-3 informative text messages per week containing relevant COVID-19 and community resilience information.