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      Governor Dayton proclaims Rural Health Day in Minnesota

      Posted on November 17, 2011 at 8:34 AM

      Governor Dayton has proclaimed today, November 17, 2011, as Rural Health Day in Minnesota, encouraging citizens to recognize the unique health care needs and opportunities that exist in rural communities.

      Health care is a core economic foundation of many rural communities and regions. Meeting the unique health care needs of Minnesota's rural citizens requires innovation and resourcefulness that reaches beyond geographic boundaries or demographic challenges.

      Today, Minnesota's rural health care provides are recognized for meeting those challenges and offering comprehensive, compassionate, patient-centered, and holistic care to patients.

      To read the proclamation, click here.