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USDA Announces Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

On February 4, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced nearly $16 million in grants in 25 states¬†for distance learning and telemedicine. Funds were awarded through USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program.

Grant recipients include hospitals and clinics, schools, and libraries serving rural America and can be used for the purchase of equipment and technical assistance. Grant recipients must provide at least a 15 percent match.

There are three telemedicine grant recipients in Missouri — Ozarks Medical Center, Harrison County Community Hospital District, and Mercy Health.¬† Citizens Memorial Hospital District received a combination grant.

Read the full press release here. The full list of grant recipients can be found here.


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