Rural Health Services Task Force to hold meeting at NVRH Nov 21

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Rural Health Services Task Force to hold meeting at NVRH Nov 21

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:28am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine In honor of National Rural Health Day, the Rural Health Services Task Force will be holding a meeting in the Northeast Kingdom at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital. National Rural Health Day was founded to showcase rural America; increase awareness of rural health-related challenges; and promote the efforts of those addressing those challenges.

The task force will be having a listening session to hear from the public and local providers about the challenges facing rural health care in Vermont. “I am pleased that the Rural Health Services Task Force can celebrate National Rural Health Day in the Northeast Kingdom – one of Vermont’s most rural communities – by hearing from Vermonters,” said Robin Lunge, a member of the Green Mountain Care Board and Chair of the Task Force.

  • When: 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Where: Conference Rooms 126 & 127, NVRH Business Center, Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, 1315 Hospital Dr, St Johnsbury, VT 05819

*The Task Force was created by the legislature to examine challenges facing rural health care in Vermont as well as to develop ideas to address the issues. A report will be submitted to the legislature on January 15, 2020. Please click here for more information on the task force.

Vermont Department of Health is marking National Rural Health Day by celebrating A Community Star award being given to Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital and their local partners on their decades long collaboration to improve the health and well-being of residents in Caledonia County. The Community Star award will be presented to leadership of NVRH at the hospital in St. Johnsbury at 11:30 am, Thursday, November 21, 2019. The public is welcome to attend.

Source: Green Mountain Care Board 11.12.2019