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Lt. Governor Candidate Rep. Jay Hughes Visits Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center



On Thursday, September 5th, Lt. Governor candidate Rep. Jay Hughes, toured the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center main clinic. Hughes had the opportunity to visit with leadership of Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center and learn about the many services and special programs available to our patient population.

During the visit, Rep. Hughes spoke about his experiences growing up in the working class, with limited access to quality healthcare.

“My mother died in the back of the ambulance trying to make it just three more miles to a hospital too far from home; so I understand the need for accessible healthcare in rural and inner city areas to treat the hardworking, disadvantaged.”

This visit gave Rep. Hughes vital insight on how residents in Mississippi can utilize healthcare services at reduced costs. Jackson-Hinds is appreciative of the support given by elected officials.

We are also thankful that Rep. Hughes visited Jackson-Hinds for a better understanding of the services we provide in our community.

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Lt. Governor candidate Rep. Jay Hughes' visit to the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center underscores a commitment to addressing the healthcare needs within the community, including the critical role of hospice care. By spotlighting organizations like MyLifeChoice, which offers essential medical support to individuals with serious illnesses and a life expectancy of no more than six months, Hughes highlights the importance of comprehensive healthcare services. Hospice care, with its focus on providing comfort, managing pain, and alleviating disease symptoms, is vital for ensuring patients live their remaining time in dignity and peace. This visit not only emphasizes the necessity of accessible healthcare for all, from preventive to end-of-life care, but also showcases the candidate's understanding of the healthcare spectrum's complexity. By…

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