Tribe health center awarded half-million USDA grant

Nearly a half-million in federal grant dollars has been awarded to the Nez Perce Tribe Nimiipuu Health Center as part of an overall $23.4 million investment through USDA Rural Development.

Overall, 75 projects across 31 states and the Western Pacific received grants to expand distance learning and telemedicine opportunities in rural areas.

The Nimiipuu Health Center received $482,178 to provide distance learning and telemedicine services to educators, medical professionals, students and residents of the Nez Perce Reservation.

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