Haywood Community College

NEWS RELEASE

Contacts: Debra M. Davis, Diana S. Conard



185 Freedlander Drive



Clyde, NC 28721



828-627-4521 Fax: 828-627-1218

Date: 11-27-06

For immediate release.

HCC Receives $55,065 Allied Health Grant

By action of the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges from the Allied Health Enhancement Funds, Haywood Community College was awarded a grant totaling $55,065. The funds were provided by the 2006 session of the North Carolina General Assembly.

The grant will provide equipment and specialized labs for Nurse Aide I and II, Phlebotomy, Emergency Medical Services, IV Therapy, and CPR. Most of the new equipment will replace items lost in the floods of 2004.

There are approximately 2500 health care employees in Haywood County. This grant will help secure the resources needed to provide for student success, develop a well-prepared workforce, and meet the critical demands of the allied health field for both providers and patients.

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