Portsmouth Community Health Center, Eastern Shore Rural Health System among Virginia healthcare facilities to receive more than $28M in funding


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HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Numerous health centers in Virginia are set to receive more than $28 million.

$28,545,390 to be exact. The health centers will share the funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)to help vulnerable communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding was part of the American Rescue Plan.

In addition, the Virginia Department of Health will receive $12,738,652 from the Ryan White Title II Formula Grants Program.

The funding will be distributed as follows:

  • Stony Creek Community Health Center in Stony Creek will receive $98,988
  • Central Virginia Health Services Inc. will receive $1,003,679
  • Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Inc. will receive $663,636
  • Free Clinic of The New River Valley Inc. will receive $556,210
  • Greater Prince William Area Community Health Center Inc. will receive $711,255
  • Southern Dominion Health Systems Inc. will receive $637,313
  • Blue Ridge Medical Center Inc. will receive $594,380
  • Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness will receive $552,591
  • Clinch River Health Services in Dungannon will receive $529,689
  • Daily Planet Inc. in Richmond will receive $575,000
  • Kuumba Community Health & Wellness Center Inc. in Roanoke will receive $603,873
  • Rockbridge Area Free Clinic in Lexington will receive $573,612
  • Johnson Health Center in Lynchburg will receive $776,265
  • Highland Medical Center in Monterey will receive $520,658
  • Tri-Area Community Health will receive $609,340
  • Neighborhood Health will receive $821,057
  • St. Charles Health Council in Jonesville will receive $689,013
  • Piedmont Access to Health Services Inc. in Danville will receive $712,311
  • Eastern Shore Rural Health System Inc. will receive $848,194
  • The City of Richmond will receive $657,135
  • Loudoun Community Health Center in Leesburg will receive $637,808
  • Harrisonburg Community Health Center Inc. will receive $671,611
  • Portsmouth Community Health Center in Portsmouth will receive $641,603
  • Bland County Medical Clinic Inc. in Bastian will receive $570,455
  • Horizon Health Services Inc. will receive $551,062

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