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Extension programs to help our residents get healthy and stay healthy are offered throughout the year. 

We often partner with local health providers and agencies to bring you the most up to date and effective ways of: 

  • practicing health protecting  behaviors
  • accessing scientifically accurate and culturally appropriate health information
  • taking advantage of preventative care
  • using medical services appropriately and cost effectively

Programs offered at Rutherford County Extension

See our short you-tube video about our diabetes program:

Diabetes Awareness
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