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CoxHealth expands virtual service to Bolivar school district

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CoxHealth has expanded its virtual care service to the Bolivar R-1 School District.

With the addition, CoxHealth has more than 25 school districts signed up for the program, which allows students and staff to be seen virtually by a provider affiliated with the health care system, according to a news release.

“We know that getting quality health care to rural," said Richard Asbill, superintendent of the Bolivar school district, in the release. "Our goal is to partner with parents and provide medical access during the school day, which should allow parents to remain at work while still meeting initial medical needs for their child."

The program, supported by grant funding from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth, went into effect in early 2017 with six school districts, according to the release.

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