By Submitted Story on May 20, 2013
The Dare County Department of Public Health was presented an Innovations in Rural Health Award by the Kate B. Reynold’s Charitable Trust.
Dare was selected as one of four award recipients this past fall, who had original, innovative solutions to improve health in rural communities.
The national award is given to programs that address difficult or long-standing issues of prevention and treatment, demonstrate transferability and sustainability are consistent with high-impact work in other rural places, show potential for impact within three to five years as well as show signs of success.
Dare County was recognized for innovative and comprehensive work in Substance Abuse. Dare was chosen from nearly 200 submissions from around the U.S.