Huntingdon broadband access gets national attention; J.C Blair staff featured

Pittsburgh Post Gazette reporters Kris B. Mamula and Jessie Wardarski’s months-long investigation of the broadband issue in rural Pennsylvania culminated in front-page story in the Gazette on Monday, June 25, 2018. The story focuses on the impact that lack of internet access has on life-saving services in rural areas, including emergency response and telemedicine.

Dr. Rob Gillio and  RN Lainie Drenning, both of J.C Blair Hospital in Huntingdon, PA, appear in the media that accompanies the article, which can be found on the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s website.

The J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital sits atop a hill just past the small town of Huntingdon, amidst the rolling hills of rural Pennsylvania, Monday April, 30, in Huntingdon. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)

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