Absentee ballots in the Upper Peninsula, Veteran food and insecurity, and more on the popular NMU dean resignation. Check out this week’s Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors:
President and CEO of Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital David Jahn discusses some of the financial difficulties of being a Prospective Payment System hospital in the U.P., and what will be necessary in order for rural PPS hospitals to survive financially.
Veterans enrolled in VA health care may get their flu shots at scheduled drive-up flu shot clinics at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical in Iron Mountain and at its seven community-based VA clinics.
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