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Capito and Manchin announce $18 million for West Virginia health centers

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WASHINGTON DC — U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $18,094,738 from the U.S. Department of Health and of Human Services (HHS) for six health centers across West Virginia. This funding was made available through the HHS Health Center Cluster Grants Program.

“Our health centers are staples in our communities, providing West Virginians with the health care and medical resources they need close to home. This level of access is essential and underscores the importance of ensuring that our health centers have the resources they need to effectively serve their communities and keep our health staff prepared,” Senator Capito said. “I will continue to fight for the funding and support needed to keep West Virginia healthy.”

“West Virginia Health Centers are the backbone of our healthcare system and continue to provide quality care to the people of West Virginia throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. I am pleased that HHS continues to invest in our health centers to help provide essential medical services and ensure that all West Virginians have access to quality, affordable health care,” said Senator Manchin. “As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for funding to support health centers in Mountain State.”

The individual prizes are listed below:

  • $7,678,870 – Valley Health Systems, Inc. (Huntington, West Virginia)
  • $2,755,380 – Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center (Grantsville, West Virginia)
  • $2,596,878 – Bluestone Health Association, Inc. (Princeton, West Virginia)
  • $2,246,690 Preston-Taylor Community Health Center (Newburg, West Virginia)
  • $1,527,367 EA Hawse Health Center, Inc. (Baker, West Virginia)
  • $1,289,553 Clay-Battelle Health Services Association (Blacksville, West Virginia)

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