Press Releases

Leland Medical Clinic receives national recognition

The Leland Medical Clinic, owned and operated by Delta Health Alliance (DHA), has been nationally recognized by NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home – Level 2, an innovative approach to primary care.

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Delta Health Alliance receives a $3.5 million grant improve infant health outcomes

(Stoneville, MS) – The US Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded a five-year grant to Delta Health Alliance (DHA) to address infant mortality and poor maternal and infant health outcomes in the Delta counties of Holmes, Humphreys, and Leflore.

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Study: Delta Reading Program Providing Educational Advantage

INDIANOLA, Miss. – An early reading program in the Mississippi Delta is affording children here a distinct academic advantage as they head toward kindergarten and beyond, a new study shows.

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Anti-bullying rally to be held on February 20 at Carver Elementary

(Indianola, MS) – Like the spectrum of colors, the span between courage and cowardice holds many different kinds of people. Fredrick Gooden wants his peers to know that bullies hold the lowest position. “You have to be a coward to bully someone. You have to have courage to stand up to it,” said Fredrick, president of the Indianola Youth Council. “There’s something really bad going on in a bully’s life to create the kind of anger it takes to do that to another person.”

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Indianola School District and Indianola Promise Community Form Unprecedented Partnership

(Indianola, MS) – Giving students and teachers the resources they need to succeed is the focus of a new and unprecedented partnership between the Indianola School District and the Indianola Promise Community.

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2013 Growing Together Network announces contest winners

(Stoneville, MS) – Fall means harvest time in the Mississippi Delta. Groups of dedicated gardening teams across the Delta are enjoying their harvest bounty by participating in a gardening network contest, including attending workshops on growing sustainable food supplies.

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Delta Health Alliance receives $900,000 grant from USDA for health projects

(Stoneville, MS) – Delta Health Alliance is one of fifteen organizations throughout Mississippi to receive funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Delta Health Alliance Community Garden Project

The seeds of the future have been planted in community gardens across the Delta. In a partnership with Delta Health Alliance, fresh vegetables are sprouting up to provide fresh produce to schools, churches, and area residents. The project was founded to help fill a need providing healthier food choices to local citizens. And the idea is catching on.

To date, almost 50 groups have committed to...

The seeds of the future have been planted in community gardens across the Delta. In a partnership with Delta Health Alliance, fresh vegetables are sprouting up to provide fresh produce to schools, churches, and area residents. The project was founded to help fill a need providing healthier food choices to local citizens. And the idea […]

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Leland Medical Clinic Grand Opening

The staff of the Leland Medical Clinic and DHA employees were joined by Leland Mayor Kenny Thomas, Alderpersons, Lisa Bush, Andy Petro and board members from the Leland Chamber of Commerce for the ribbon cutting and clinic grand opening on July 2. During the open house, clinic visitors were given tours of the facility and introductions to the clinic staff.

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Leland Medical Clinic hosts Ribbon Cutting on July 2

(Stoneville, MS) - Delta Health Alliance is hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting of its Leland Medical Clinic on July 2 from 11:00 – 1:00. Residents and businesses of Leland and the surrounding area are encouraged to tour the clinic at 201 Baker Boulevard to see first-hand the services provided and meet the LMC staff.

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2013 Growing Together Community Garden Contest and Network

Nothing says Mississippi Delta like homegrown produce! The gardening network initiative Growing Together, a partnership of Delta Health Alliance (DHA) and Delta Fresh Foods Initiative (DFFI) is hosting a contest and series of workshops to encourage more church, community, school, and youth gardeners throughout the Delta.

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Leland Medical Clinic Changes Hands: Delta Health Alliance is the New Owner

Delta Health Alliance is the new owner of the Leland Medical Clinic, taking over from Dr. Ned Kronfol. According to Kronfol, “I had been looking to take my career in a different direction but didn’t want to just close the clinic and leave my patients without a convenient place to receive care.

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