The Commune has opened a telehealth relay, an innovative location offering online consultations in a context of medical desertification. It is located in a former barn in the centre of the town, renovated by the commune, classified B (for energy consumption) and using ecologically sourced materials from the local hemp sector. This is the first project in France of a medical practice using telemedicine. The challenge is to guarantee patients easier access to care, with no interruption to follow-ups or prescriptions. Innovative, and meeting environmental, economic and social objectives, it seems important for the commune to disseminate this intervention, which shows that solutions exist to end medical isolation in rural areas and demonstrates that it is possible to improve people's daily lives through the use of new technologies.
This project is one of the nominees for the 28th edition of the Eco Action Trophies, the leading sustainable development competition for local communities, organised by the Les Eco Maires association.