Fiscal Year 2022 Veterinary Shortage Situation Areas Now AvailableTue, 04 Jan 2022 16:45:42 CST
The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) and the Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) begin each fiscal year with nominations of veterinary shortage situation areas submitted by State Animal Health Officials (SAHO). The deadline for nomination submissions for FY2022 was November 8, 2021. NIFA received 228 veterinary shortage situation area nominations which are now available for both VMLRP and VSGP applicants to review on the Veterinary Services Shortage Situations Map.
Oklahoma Currently shows shortages of Vets in Hughes, Okfuskee, Pottawatomie, Seminole counties where they need vets in Private Practice – Rural Area Food Animal Medicine.
In Beaver, Ellis, Harper, Roger Mills, Alfalfa, Major, Woods, Woodward, Garfield, Grant, Kay, Noble, Osage, Choctaw, McCurtain, Southeastern Oklahoma, Pushmataha, Southeastern Oklahoma, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, Tillman, Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Pittsburg are also seeking Vet services for Private Practice – Rural Area Food Animal Medicine.
If you know of other areas currently going through a veterinary shortage, you can fill out this form to notify NIFA.
Oklahoma is not alone in their shortage of Vets, to see the complete map of all the areas needing veterinary services, you can click here.
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