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VH/PMH receives $1 million to help with health care

Valley Health (VH) announced that Page Memorial Hospital (PMH) will receive $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Rural Health Care Grant Program.

The funds are to remediate the impact of COVID-19 and Improve health and access to care in Page County.

Rooted in Rural Healthcare is a three year multi faceted initiative led by VH, PMH, Page County Public Schools, Page Alliance for Community Action and Page County.

The funding hopes to especially help older and low income households with both transportation and technological struggles.

Broadband upgrades will help with telehealth for outreach and monitoring.

The hope is through community gardens working with the PMH nutritional staff will provide access to nutritious foods and better health outcomes as well.

These and other advantages toward better health care will be funded by the grant money.

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