October 25, 2022 : More than $1.25 million has been funded to help improve three rural healthcare establishments in Kansas.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture states on Thursday, Oct. 13, Rural Development Kansas State Directory Christy Davis declared that the department awarded a total of $1,255,209 in grants to enhance healthcare facilities in three Kansas communities.
The USDA documented that the grants would help rural healthcare facilities develop essential services in Republic, McPherson, and Micthell counties.
“USDA is dedicated to ensuring rural Americans have access to reliable quality health care,” Davis declared. “The Emergency Rural Health Care Grants being reported today will provide the infrastructure needed to enhance the health and lives of rural Kansans.”
The Department suggested that the grants are part of a more prominent national information that includes facilities in 43 states and Guam. It expressed the Emergency Rural Health Care program is meant to support rural hospitals and health care providers in implementing telehealth and nutritional aid programs, improve staff to administer COVID-19 vaccines and tests, build or renovate structures and buy needed medical supplies.
The USDA expressed the Kansas investments are as follows: