Community conversation on rural health care

The Big Bend region is designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area by the U.S. government, and residents of the area, both those accessing and those providing health care, experience the challenges of this shortage, especially now. Alpine Public Library will provide community members with a forum for sharing their experiences. A fuller understanding of local medical resources, unmet health care needs, and inequities in access to resources will benefit area residents, health care providers, and government agencies as they make decisions related to health care.

Check out the links below for more on health care in the Big Bend area:

For more information about our upcoming community conversation, contact the library at 432-837-2621 or visit the library website at To reserve a seat, contact or call 432-837-2621.


This event is offered as part of Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL).