Cottage Grove

Rural health care funding gets OK in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE – As part of a “good faith effort” to support rural access to health care in Cottage Grove, the city council on Monday voted to approve a $100,000 donation to the Lane County federally-qualified health clinic. 

South Lane County ranks among the top two of Oregon’s highest need primary care services areas, as identified by the Oregon Office of Rural Health. And, according to the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration, the community is classified as a “health professional shortage area” for primary and dental care. 

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