Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services made several Health Center Cluster grants for several health clinics in in Northern California. The awards are as follows:
- $207,750 for Northeastern Rural Health Clinics, Inc.
- $167,000 for Western Sierra Medical Clinic.
- $190,297 for Mountain Valleys Health Centers, Inc.
- $254,523 for Shasta Community Health Center.
- $187,315 for Greenville Rancheria.
- $215,098 for Shingletown Medical Center,
- $217,750 for Karuk Tribe of California.
- $21,027 for McCloud Healthcare Clinic, Inc.
- $10,750 for Sierra Family Medical Clinic, Inc.
- $268,828 for Hill Country Community Clinic.
“The health clinics in our rural area are essential for those who may not otherwise have a healthcare option,” LaMalfa said. “This is (a) very critical time and we are grateful for this influx of help for these clinics. Many people depend on the quality care that these clinics provide. I’m pleased to see them receive this additional funding to support their patients and help these areas rebound and thrive.
“These funds are being awarded under HHS’s Health Resource and Service Administration Health Center Cluster competing continuation program. The purpose of these grants is to provide financial assistance to health centers to support the continuation of comprehensive primary healthcare services to underserved areas or populations.”