Shannon Medical Center has been awarded a $265,000 grant from Healthy Kids, Healthy Families.
The grant will be used to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of Chronic Kidney Disease.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas has invested $1.8 million dollars to battle Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
The purpose of the program is to raise awareness and encourage the community to execute healthy lifestyles in order to prevent these diseases.
Shannon Medical Center is working with Angelo State University, La Esperanza Clinics, San Angelo Community Medical Center and the San Angelo Health Foundation to execute this health prevention plan.