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Rappahannock Area Health District in the News


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2014

GRANT TO HELP FUND EVERY WOMAN'S LIFE PROGRAM

Mary Washington Hospital Community Benefit Fund Awards Grant to
the Rappahannock Area Health District

(Fredericksburg , Va.) - Recently, the Mary Washington Hospital Community Benefit Fund awarded the Rappahannock Area Health District a $15,000 grant for its “Every Woman's Life” (EWL) program. EWL is a public health program that helps uninsured, low income women gain access to free breast and cervical cancer screening services. Screening and early detection reduces death rates, improves treatment options, and greatly increases survival. At some sites where EWL services are offered, women can also be screened for high blood p