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Delta Health Alliance receives $500,000 grant to address violence against women in four Delta counties

The United States Department of Justice has awarded a three-year, $499,945 grant to Delta Health Alliance to create rapid response teams in four Delta counties to address violence against women.  The four counties are Bolivar, Leflore, Sunflower, and Washington. Called the Delta Abuse Response Team network, or DART network, these teams will provide services for
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New Test Scores Show Marked Improvement in Children Entering Lockard Kindergarten

New test scores released this week by the Sunflower County Consolidated School District show marked improvement in the number of students entering Lockard’s kindergarten class who are at grade level and reading proficient. According to Josh Davis, Delta Health Alliance vice president and coordinator of the Indianola Promise Community, “As the school district has done
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $900,000 Grant to Provide Mental Health Services in the Delta

Delta Health Alliance has received a three-year, $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration, to significantly expand the mental health and behavioral health services it provides to patients in Sunflower and Washington Counties. According to Dr. Karen Matthews, Delta Health Alliance CEO, “Untreated mental health problems
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $4.5 Million Grant to Improve Health Care in the Delta

Delta Health Alliance has received a five-year, $4.5 million grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, to improve access to a broad range of health care services while lowering the cost for individuals in Bolivar, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Leflore, Sunflower and Washington Counties. “We are grateful
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $30 Million Grant from the US Department of Education for Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Delta Health Alliance has been awarded a five-year $30 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education to fund and create the Deer Creek Promise Neighborhood in Washington County.  This new grant will allow Delta Health Alliance to continue and expand its programs similar to the Indianola Promise Community it manages in Sunflower County. Bill
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Delta Health Alliance Receives $600,000 Grant To Improve Leland Medical Clinic

  Delta Health Alliance has been awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and expand the use of electronic health records at its Leland Medical Clinic. This grant provided funding throughout the country to small, rural health providers in clinics or hospitals. Daniel Thomas,
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Leland Medical Clinic and Leland School District form partnership for services

The Leland Medical Clinic (LMC) and Leland School District are partnering to bring medical and behavioral services to the district. The executed agreement allows Leland Medical the opportunity to expand its community outreach and provide services outside of the clinic and gives Leland School District additional resources for its students and their families for medical
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U.S. Secretary of Education King visits Indianola during tour

September 15 was no ordinary Thursday in Indianola, Mississippi. It’s not every day that the U.S. Secretary of Education rolls into town in a big yellow bus. But that’s exactly what happened when John B. King, Jr, US Secretary of Education, and senior Department of Education officials stopped at Carver Elementary School. King and his
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