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MN Commmunity Health Center Receives Grant Support (Mar. 3rd, 2009)
President Obama, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Tim Walz announce release of $1.3 million of recovery act funds for health clinics in Minnesota.
On March 2, President Barack Obama announced the release of $155 million in grants authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support 126 Community Health Centers across the country. Nationwide, the grants will help provide health care to an estimated 750,000 low-income people . The grants, which are administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), are expected to create 5,500 jobs at the new health centers across the country and 75 jobs in MN.