March 18, 2016

Manchin and Capito Announce Funding for Health Clinics in Clay and Beckley

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that Community Care of West Virginia in Clay, WV and Community Health Systems, Inc. in Beckley, WV will receive grants of $3,472,945 and $2,942,742, respectively. The funding provided will assure that both centers can continue providing high-quality services to vulnerable populations.

“I commend Community Care of West Virginia and Community Health Systems, Inc. for the primary and preventive healthcare services they provide in southern West Virginia,” Senator Manchin said. “This funding will help enable the clinics to continue providing quality and affordable health services that so many West Virginians rely on.”

“Healthy communities are important to the overall wellbeing of our state. West Virginia’s community health centers provide needed services to children, families and seniors, and keep our communities strong. I am glad to see this funding heading to West Virginia,” said Senator Capito

The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration.