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Crittenden County, Ark., which is home to roughly 50,000 people, is trying to create a one-stop shop for its residents to find services, ranging from government to nonprofits to local churches.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka has announced the launch of a website meant to help residents locate affordable housing options. The tool is part of the administration’s long-term goals related to equity in the city.
The city of Paterson, N.J., has partnered with Quickbase to expand a technology solution that will help those suffering with opioid addiction get access to medication-assisted treatment when and where they need it.
The website was launched Friday by San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria's office and the city's Homelessness Strategies and Solutions Department as a one-stop shop for homelessness-related resources and information.
The New York State Office for the Aging has launched a new initiative to bring companion robots into seniors’ homes — and they go beyond the common virtual assistants to proactively support seniors’ needs.
San Diego-based Veyo, which developed an Uber-style model to get Medicaid and Medicare members to doctor's appointments, inked a deal to be sold to rival Medical Transportation Management for an undisclosed price.
Through a project launched during a recent SAS Hackathon, Milwaukee County, Wis., is looking to AI to examine and improve ordinances and policies related to foreclosure that may inadvertently promote racial inequities.
In an effort to reduce deaths at the Cobb County, Ga., jail, Sheriff Craig Owens on Tuesday rolled out a new system of medical monitoring wristbands that track inmates' location and heart rate.
The Denver Medical Examiner has received a federal grant to buy an in-house rapid DNA processor — technology that can produce genetic-test results in a matter of hours, expediting the identification of victims.
Rep. Kelly Armstrong introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at enabling rural health providers to continue operations and treatment of patients by extending telehealth flexibilities implemented during COVID.
The report, released Tuesday by a coalition of labor unions, found 1 in 7 delivery drivers was injured so severely they had to either change their job or take time off following an injury.
The city is seeking to move forward with a new program in the coming months that would retrofit low- and middle-income households with green technology, an initiative officials say will reduce carbon emissions and more.
Officials say that this device allows first responders to quickly scan common venting points of a structure from a safe distance to determine the presence of methane gas, which is colorless and odorless.
The California Department of Public Health recently developed a chatbot to help answer questions and combat misinformation related to COVID-19 vaccinations. What’s more is that the resource was designed with equity in mind.
Four states have committed to partner with Code for America’s recently launched Safety Net Innovation Lab in the first of three cohorts to help transform how such services are delivered to the public.