December 22, 2021
Manchin, Capito Announce $6.7 Million for West Virginia Health Centers
Charleston, WV – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $6,727,251 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support health centers across West Virginia.
“West Virginia health centers are the backbone of our healthcare system and continue to go above and beyond to take care of their fellow West Virginians during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am extremely grateful for all the tireless work of our frontline and healthcare workers, and I am pleased HHS is investing more than $6.7 million to support health centers across the state,” said Senator Manchin. “I will continue to fight for funding to support our health centers as they deliver quality care to West Virginians.”
“Our health centers provide essential services that many West Virginians rely on. This funding will help maintain and improve operations at our health centers, allowing patients the opportunity to access needed care and services in even our most rural areas. I look forward to seeing the positive impact this funding will have, and I will continue to advocate for similar grants in the future,” Senator Capito said.
Individual awards listed below:
- $1,899,358 – Monroe County Health Department
- $1,749,862 – Monogahela Valley Association of Health Centers
- $1,664,105 – Tug River Health Association
- $1,413,926 – Williamson Health and Wellness Cente
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