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Stabenow announces investment in UP health care expansion

Gogebic, three other counties to benefit

 

November 22, 2019



By RICHARD JENKINS

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Gogebic County is one of four Upper Peninsula counties sharing close to $100,000 in funding for expanded telemedicine services, Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced Thursday.

Ortele Health received a $99,978 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide telehealth treatment for opioid misuse and general medical care in Gogebic, Mackinac, Luce and Marquette counties in the U.P., and two counties downstate.

“Michigan families in rural communities often lack access to health care services close to home,” Stabenow said...



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