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Thursday, November 21, 2019 is claimed as Rural Health Day

Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: MAPA Staff

Governor Tim Walz proclaims Thursday, November 21, 2019 as Rural Health Day


WHEREAS: Rural health professionals, hospitals, and clinics in Greater Minnesota are dedicated to delivering high-quality and community-centered care to all Minnesotans; and


WHEREAS: Rural hospitals and health systems are often major employers and economic drivers of rural communities and regions; and


WHEREAS: Emergency medical services are vital in rural Minnesota because timeĀ­ critical lifesaving care is needed across wide regions with limited access to definitive critical care; and


WHEREAS: Meeting the health care needs of Minnesota's rural citizens requires commitment, innovation, and resourcefulness that reach across and beyond geographic boundaries or demographic challenges; and


WHEREAS: National Rural Health Day will be celebrated throughout the United States on November 21, 2019.


NOW, THEREFORE, I, TIM WALZ, Governor of Minnesota, do hereby proclaim Thursday, November 21, 2019, as:




IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the GREAT Seal of the State of Minnesota to be affixed at the State Capitol this 6th day of November.

Governor Tim Walz

Secretary of State Steve Simon

SourceOffice of Rural Health & Primary 

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