Ernst fights for rural healthcare provides

By: Donovan W. Mann –

Red Oak, IA – An Iowa Senator has helped secure over $383 million for Iowa’s rural hospitals, clinics and community health centers.

As a result of the CARES Act, U.S. Senator Joni Enst has helped secure $383,318,585 for Iowa’s rural health care providers. In a press release Ernst says that Iowa’s small rural health care providers are vital to people across the state. She continues by saying that many of the essential health care providers faced challenges before the pandemic and now more than ever they need assistance to make ends meet.

She cites this as why she consistently fights for Iowa’s rural health providers to get direct support and is pleased that more relief is on the way. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday, May 1 that 177 rural acute care general hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics and Community Health Center located across Iowa will be receiving funding.

Joni Ernst has continued to advocate for Iowa’s health care community on the front line throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to do her part to assure Iowan’s have a voice on the senate floor.