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The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation Establishes The Community Fund

The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation is pleased to introduce a new initiative—The Community Fund—established to serve as a resource for patients and families facing financial hardship, who might not otherwise seek the medical treatment they need and deserve. In June of 2018, Dr. Rex Baggett, a retired local physician who has served the community in private practice and in volunteer roles for nearly 50 years, donated $100,000 to establish the Carson Tahoe Health Community Fund Endowment. While additional donations have helped the fund to grow, the annual returns from the endowment are dispersed to local patients in need, in the Carson, Douglas, Lyon, and Story County area. The foundation began distributing aid from this fund in February 2019. The Carson …