Leland Medical Clinic

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Leland Medical Clinic announces exciting new improvements

A number of officials and health care providers helped break ground today on a $1.2 million renovation that Delta Health Alliance announced for its Leland Medical Clinic. The work is being funded with a grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Office. The renovation will expand the clinic, upgrade equipment and improve patient Read More…

Leland Medical Clinic Opening

With healthcare resources meager at best, Dianne Burchfield worried for a time whether residents in her community would have access to even the most basic services. “I’ve been here all my life, going to doctors in Leland, and I hoped I’d be able to keep doing that,” said Burchfield. “So when the Delta Health Alliance Read More…

Leland Clinic Opening

LELAND, Miss. – With healthcare resources meager at best, Dianne Burchfield worried for a time whether residents in her community would have access to even the most basic services. “I’ve been here all my life, going to doctors in Leland, and I hoped I’d be able to keep doing that,” said Burchfield. “So when the Read More…

Leland Medical Clinic Adds X-Ray Equipment

x ray machineLELAND, Miss. – Imagine an elderly woman falling on her front steps and having to be driven to another city for x-rays to determine whether she broke her hip — and then having to wait another 24 hours to receive the results of those x-rays. Until now, that scenario has been reality in Read More…

Knocking Out Diabetes in the Delta

For Marvin Davis, the phone call he received last February probably saved his life. “I was just fortunate she called when she did. If I hadn’t had her, I could be dead,” said the 55-year-old Leland resident. Davis was referring to Camilla Potts, a pre-diabetes care coordinator with the Delta Medicaid Pre-Diabetes Program, which serves Read More…

Leland Medical Clinic Adds X-Ray Equipment

Imagine an elderly woman falling on her front steps and having to be driven to another city for x-rays to determine whether she broke her hip — and then having to wait another 24 hours to receive the results of those x-rays. Until now, that scenario has been reality in this Delta town. But beginning Read More…

Knocking Out Diabetes in the Delta

For Marvin Davis, the phone call he received last February probably saved his life. “I was just fortunate she called when she did. If I hadn’t had her, I could be dead,” said the 55-year-old Leland resident. Davis was referring to Camilla Potts, a pre-diabetes care coordinator with the Delta Medicaid Pre-Diabetes Program, which serves Read More…

A Community Health Fair

Good health is not so much a matter of motivation as it is adequate resources and community leadership, said Shelby Polk, associate professor of nursing and director of nurse practitioner programs at Delta State University (DSU). “And in that regard, Leland can become one of those communities known for building a healthy environment,” said Polk. Read More…

A Community Mural in Indianola

When Anna Oswalt passes by the city swimming pool and sees the words “Greeting. Indianola, Mississippi” painted large on one wall of the pool house, she smiles. “It tells me that this is my community,” said the 17-year-old high school senior. “It reminds me of who we are; our identity and our history.” Anna, who Read More…