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News stories from the past 60 days.

Northern Navajo Medical Center Partners to Improve Access to Healthy Foods in Shiprock, New Mexico
Nov 19, 2018 - Blog post from the Indian Health Service (IHS) highlighting the Northern Navajo Medical Center's collaboration with community organizations to address food insecurity, obesity, and diabetes, which affect Native American communities at high rates. Highlights small interventions that they hope with affect big change in the community.
Source: Indian Health Service Blog
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USDA Partners with Communities to Bring High-Speed Broadband e-Connectivity Infrastructure to Rural Areas
Nov 13, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the investment of $91 million for 19 projects funded through the Telecommunications Programs. The projects aim to improve e-Connectivity for more than 27,000 businesses and households in rural communities in Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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A Conversation with Dave Conejo
Oct 29, 2018 - Radio interview with David Conejo, the CEO of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) in Gallup, New Mexico. Discussion includes the work of RMCHCS, including efforts to combat substance abuse, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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Last Updated: 11/20/2018