May 08, 2015

Manchin and Capito Announce Nearly $10 Million for Community Health Centers in West Virginia

Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced that four West Virginia health centers will receive a total of $9,968,539 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The funding will be used to help the health centers continue providing comprehensive primary and preventive health care to local residents.

“It’s so important that our families can get the preventive and primary care that will keep them healthy,” Senator Manchin said. “This funding will help these facilities provide the best possible preventive care, treatment and health services, especially to our children, veterans and seniors.”

“All West Virginians should have access to quality care. I am glad to join with Senator Manchin to announce this important funding, which will help these facilities provide needed medical services, and protect the health and well-being of our people and our state,” said Senator Capito.

The individual award amounts are below:

  • $5,769,614 – Valley Health Systems – Huntington, WV
  • $1,543,987 – Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center – Grantsville, WV
  • $1,482,710 – Preston-Taylor Community Health Centers – Grafton, WV
  • $1,172,228 – Bluestone Health Association – Princeton, WV