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Daily Yonder: Eula Hall’s Mudd Creek Clinic: 40 years of helping the people of Floyd Co. with quality care

At 91, Eula Hall still goes to the Mud Creek Clinic, now the Eula Hall Health Center, each day to help care for patients in her rural Kentucky community. (Photo by Taylor Sisk/100 Days in Appalachia) By Taylor Sisk Special to KyForward Six of Eula Hall’s 10 full siblings lived into adulthood. Her family was among the more fortunate. Growing up in rural Appalachian Kentucky, Eula has witnessed poverty;...

Ky. Health Center Network’s leadership conference presents awards for ‘Outperforming the Field’

The third Annual Leadership Conference of the Kentucky Health Center Network, held in Lexington, was themed Outperforming the Field. Speakers from around the country presented information on timely topics, including: • Federal Policy and Legislative Update • Building a Better Compliance Program • Team Based Care • Analytics for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced QI Staff • Effective Human...

Floyd County mobile dental until to provide free oral health evaluation, treatment at district schools

In an effort to make sure its students have access to dental treatment, the Floyd County School District has partnered with a regional health-care center that will provide dental services at its schools via a mobile dental unit, Mary Meadows reports for the Floyd County Chronicle. The school board approved the contract with Big Sandy Health Care at its June 26 meeting. Meadows reports that the contract...