NC School-Based Health Centers Benefit from Federal Program

Nine North Carolina school-based health centers will be receiving more than $2.27 million in federal grants created by the Affordable Care Act for the School-Based Health Center Capital Program. Grants totaling $95 million were awarded Thursday to 278 school-based health center programs across the country to help clinics expand and provide more health care services.

North Carolina grantees:

Alamance-Burlington School System, Burlington

$137,990

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic, Inc, Bakersville      

           $126,017

FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst          

$499,988

Lincoln Community Health Center, Inc, Durham        

$50,000

Blue Ridge Community Health Servics, Hendersonville        

         $160,000

Mitchell County Board of Education, Bakersville             

$148,459

Morehead Memorial Hospital, Eden                  

     $242,915

West Caldwell Health Council, Inc, Collettsville    

$411,900

Yancey County Schools, Burnsville                         

$500,000

 

 The grants are the first in a series of awards that will be made available to school-based health centers under the Affordable Care Act, which provided for a total of $200 million for 2010 through 2013 for the School-Based Health Center Capital Program. To learn more abour the program, visit www.hrsa.gov/ourstories/schoolhealthcenters.

 
 

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