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Please join us for our next FrontRunners for Rural Health meeting:

       Wednesday, Jan 31
       3:00-4:45 p.m.

       Register to attend via Zoom

At the meeting, you can:

  • Review and shape the initial draft project plan.
  • Join an Action Group.

About Frontrunners for Rural Health

FrontRunners for Rural Health is a legislated pilot project (ESSB 5582) to partner rural hospitals with nursing assistant training programs.

The goal is to address workforce shortages by supporting students’:

  • Nursing assistant education.
  • Entry into the healthcare workforce.
  • Advancement into nursing or other healthcare career pathways.

WABON is collaborating with:

  • Rural hospitals.
  • Relevant employer and exclusive bargaining unit partnerships.
  • Nursing assistant-certified training programs.
  • Department of Health.
  • Department of Labor and Industries.   


If you have any questions, or comments please contact: