Area leaders discuss community health improvements

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT)- Region 8 leaders gathered in Paragould Thursday to improve their citizens' health.

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center hosted a Community Health Summit. Area mayors and health officials exchanged information and ideas.

Their goal is to create a plan to improve their communities' health.

Tod Fetherling, Chairman of Stratasan, Inc. says, "The hospital here has really recognized the need to receive the community's input and not just simply rely on data to make decisions."

A final report of the results and action plan will be shared with the community soon.

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