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News stories from the past 60 days.

Aug 31, 2022 - Features a rural Meals on Wheels program in Vermont and the challenges of finding volunteers to keep up with demand following the COVID-19 pandemic. Describes the role of volunteers to not only provide meals to seniors but to also provide check-ins, noting that many seniors who receive deliveries are often socially isolated.
Source: Seven Days
Aug 7, 2022 - Features the Rural New England Health Study, a program that delivers hepatitis C care to rural areas in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts to people who inject drugs through a van equipped to offer medical care, blood testing, and syringe services. Describes the development of the program, its aims to demonstrate mobile drug treatment effectiveness, and the health impacts of hepatitis C.
Source: Burlington Free Press

Last Updated: 8/31/2022