Keri Wagner http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Health Department offers grants to open clinics in rural areas http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/health-department-offers-grants-open-clinics-rural-areas <p>The Wyoming Department of Health is trying to improve healthcare in rural communities by providing grant money for rural health centers.</p><p>The agency’s Keri Wagner says the money can be used to open new clinics, or to allow existing facilities to expand.</p><p>“Priority will be given to … applicants for new clinics in areas where access does not already exist,” Wagner said.</p><p>She added that while many areas in Wyoming don’t have access to good healthcare, money is not the only problem; it’s also hard to find doctors who are willing to live in rural areas.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:10:55 +0000 Willow Belden 37565 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Health Department offers grants to open clinics in rural areas