Proclamation 5825 -- National Rural Health Awareness Week, 1988
the President of the
During National Rural Health Awareness Week, we can be grateful for the significant progress made over the years by countless devoted Americans in providing rural health care. We should remember as well, however, the continuing need for citizens to redouble their efforts in this regard.
quarter of all Americans live in the towns, villages, and farms of rural
Fortunately, dedicated Americans are striving to overcome challenges and make good health care, including the benefits of our ever-increasing knowledge about health, nutrition, and disease and the advantages of rapidly evolving medical technology, accessible to rural citizens. Further such efforts, and further enhancement of public awareness of rural health care needs, will reaffirm our commitment to the well-being of rural citizens.
Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 254, has designated the week of May 15
Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the
Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this nineteenth day of May, in the
year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-eight, and of the
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