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News stories from the past 60 days.

Jun 3, 2021 - Explores the history of Delta Health Center, the country's first rural community health center, located in the Mississippi Delta. The health center began operations during the civil rights movement to provide accessible and affordable healthcare to all residents, of all races. Describes the impact of COVID-19 and highlights how Delta Health continues to improve health outcomes among rural Black residents.
Source: NPR
Jun 1, 2021 - Highlights the efforts of a rural community health center in the Mississippi Delta to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to Black Americans.
Source: NPR
May 20, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service is accepting applications for the Delta Health Care Services (DHCS) grant program for fiscal year 2021. The purpose of the program is to address the unmet healthcare needs in the Delta Region through financial assistance, economic development, and cooperation between health professionals and institutions in the region. Applications are due by July 19, 2021.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 6/3/2021