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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Pandemic put local preventive care on hold

While the pandemic may be nearing its end point, the medical field is still, in many ways, playing catch-up.

The pandemic has had several impacts on health care throughout the nation and locally, whether it be crowded emergency rooms, empty pharmacy shelves or short-staffed clinics.

But perhaps the most overlooked side effect of the pandemic is the impact seen at the area’s clinics for routine preventive care.

Check the March 9 Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition for much more on this extensive story.

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