COMC to host UT Health Northeast for Seminar


By Carla Bass – City Editor

Creating Opportunities in Marion County will be hosting a forum for UT Health Northeast in partnership with the Episcopal Health Founda­tion to further continue discussions, collect data, and share information in an effort to build healthier communities.

Dr. Paul McGaha, Deputy Director for Center for Rural Community Health, UT Health Northeast and Dr. Shao-Chee Sim, Vice President for Applied Research, Episcopal Health Foundation invite the public to participate in a follow up Community Forum that will highlight the re­sults from last year’s Community Needs Assessment Survey as well as provide an opportunity for you to discuss additional identified needs specific to Marion County.

The forum for Marion County will be held on Thursday, May 25th from 12;30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the COMC Building at 510 E. Bonham St., Jefferson, TX. Lunch will be provided. If you cannot attend in person, please join us vis Zoom by computer, tablet, or phone. The meeting link is or call in 1+408-638-0968 meeting ID: 903 877 8940.

They hope that you will find the time to attend and participate in this engaging community forum.

Representatives from UT Heath Northeast and EHF will be present at this forum. Your participation is very important to ensure we get a com­prehensive picture of health-related issues in East Texas. For more in­formation and to RSVP, please contact, Christina Tuell at 903-877-8940 or

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