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Last updated 10:07PM ET
September 21, 2018
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Grants allow for training opportunities
(WOUB) - The Pike County Joint Vocational School gets 368 thousand dollars and Adena Health Systems in Chillicothe gets 277 thousand.

These are grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and they were just announced Friday.

The vocational school will use the money for a distance learning project.

Teachers will work to improve the reading proficiency of students in grades kindergarten through six across 26 schools.

The hospital will do a telemedicine project.

It will connect four hospitals in four Ohio Appalachian counties with video conferencing/telemedicine and diagnostic equipment.

The system will allow for additional access to medical specialists for diagnostic assistance and training opportunities.
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