Health and Wellness

Increasing rural health care in South Lane a focus

A computer-rendered image of the Community Health Center soon to be built on the Lane Community College campus in Cottage Grove.

COTTAGE GROVE – Momentum for increasing access to health care in rural parts of South Lane County is picking up speed, as the Community Health Center project races toward the finish line in Cottage Grove.

Though around $4.5 million has already been committed to the project, rising costs have held off progress and created its current funding gap of $200,000 for completion of “Phase One.” Phase One of the initiative . . .