Rural Texans must travel long distances for basic health care needs

Erin Gonzales works as a nurse practitioner at the Sudan Medical Clinic Monday, March. 6, 2023, in Muleshoe, Texas.

A truck passes a county road in Bailey Co. on March. 6, 2023.

A truck drives down Highway 84 towards Muleshoe. The town is closer to New Mexico than it is to Lubbock, the nearest city.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune

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