Working to help Texas rural health providers

  • Working to help Texas rural health providers
    Working to help Texas rural health providers
Rural communities in Texas faced a health care crisis long before COVID-19. Over the past decade, 21 rural Texas hospitals have closed. Thirty-two counties have no doctor, and an additional 23 have only one. According to the 2018 Rural Health Report Card published by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas earns a D-minus overall. COVID-19 compounded these problems. Small hospitals…

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