Four Calif. School Clinics Nab $1.6M in Funding From HHS
On Thursday, HHS announced that it has awarded $1.6 million to four school-based health clinics in California to expand and modernize their facilities in an effort to treat more children. In total, HHS awarded $14 million to 45 school-based health clinics in 29 states. Officials say the grants will help the clinics provide health care services to 53,000 additional children. The California clinics that received funding are the Asian Pacific Health Care Venture in Los Angeles, Valley Community Clinic in North Hollywood, Centro De Salud De La Comunidad in San Ysidro and the Oakland Unified School District.
- "HHS Rolls Out $14M for School Health Clinics" (Baker, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 12/8).
- "School-Based Health Centers Get $1.6 Million Boost From Feds" (Gorman, "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 12/8).