© 2022 WUGA | University of Georgia
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Athens News Matters: Successful Program Brings Doctors to Rural Counties in Georgia

rural farm
John Reed

Many rural counties in Georgia don’t even have one primary care physician. That’s a problem in a state that ranks near the bottom in multiple health indicators. But as GPB’s Sofi Gratas reports, some programs in South and Middle Georgia have actually been successful in bringing doctors to places that don’t have enough.