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Health group hears report on medical care struggles


May 17, 2023

Scott Swanson

Health Committee member Dick Knowles, right, makes a point during a discussion with COMP-Northwest medical students, left, at the committee's May 11 meeting.

Sweet Home residents struggle with getting medical care, for a wide variety of reasons, a group of COMP-Northwest medical students reported Thursday, May 11, to Sweet Home Health Committee members.

The four medical students reported the results of a research study of Sweet Home residents' health needs that they conducted in recent months, five years after a similar study was done in the community by another group of COMP-Northwest students.

Di Lacey, associate vice president at COMP-Northwest, told committee members that the students who conducted the 2017 study are "just now finishing...

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