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Press Yearly Archives: 2017

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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What Mississippi Taught Bobby Kennedy About Poverty

OXFORD, MISS. — The toddler had no time for this white man in a fine dark suit. Robert Kennedy may have been a former attorney general and the brother of a slain president, but Annie White’s son was focused on the cornbread crumbs scattered on the floor of his dilapidated home in Cleveland, Miss. Mr.
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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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Leland’s New Parenting Place Opens For Business

LELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Leland Clinic officially opened its new Parenting Place on Thursday, and the event was well attended. The center was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the ACE Awareness Foundation to the Delta Health Alliance which supports the Leland Clinic. Ellen Rolfs Executive Director of the ACE Awareness Foundation
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