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Delta Health Alliance Receives $600,000 Grant To Improve Leland Medical Clinic

Delta Health Alliance has been awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and expand the use of electronic health records at its Leland Medical Clinic. This grant provided funding throughout the country to small, rural health providers in clinics or hospitals. Daniel Thomas, Delta 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…