WNC Conversion Health Foundation Forum

On August 3, 2018, the WNC Conversion Health Foundation Forum was held in Asheville on the campus of UNC-A.  It was co-hosted by the non-profit organization Communities for Older Adult Health (COAH) and SEARCH.  Elected officials (County Commissioners and Managers, Mayors, Economic Development Commission Directors, etc.) and community leaders from the 18 counties currently served …

Social Determinants of Health – a NC DHHS informative website

A new entry on NC Department of Health and Human Services website became available in the summer of 2018.  It displays an interactive map for the entire state broken up into regions; the 18 western NC counties served by Mission Health System are in Regions 1 and 2. Here is the link: North Carolina Social Determinants …

NC Rural Day

A small group of SEARCHers traveled from the mountains to attend the 2018 NC Rural Day in Raleigh on May 29.  The day was chock full of interesting speakers, who shared up to date information about three main topics:  Broadband, Health, and Economic Development. The full program is available here - Rural Day Program Of particular …