Rural Health Services Task Force listening session in St. Johnsbury, Nov. 21

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ST. JOHNSBURY — The Rural Health Services Task Force will hold a meeting at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital in honor of National Rural Health Day.

NRHD was founded to showcase rural America and promote awareness of rural health-related challenges.

The public and local providers are expected to speak on challenges facing rural health care in Vermont.

“I am pleased that the Rural Health Services Task Force can celebrate National Rural Health Day in the Northeast Kingdom,” said Robin Lunge, a member of the Green Mountain Care Board and Chair of the Task Force.

The event will be held at 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Thursday, November 21 in Conference Rooms 126 & 127 in NVRH Business Center at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital.

A report will be submitted to the legislature on January 15, 2020.