December 04, 2020

Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $10 Million in Federal Funding To Support Virginia Health Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $10,022,292 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Virginia health centers. 

“This federal funding will support centers who are doing life-saving work in their communities during the ongoing health crisis,” the Senators said. “We’re pleased to see these federal dollars go towards supporting Virginia health centers.”

The following organizations will receive funding:

Recipient

City

Amount

 

Johnson Health Center

Lynchburg

$1,597,851

Southern Dominion Health Systems, Inc.

Victoria

$1,288,427

Peninsula Institute For Community Health, Inc.

Newport News

$3,464,307

Vernon J. Harris East End Community Health Center

Richmond

$2,648,674

Blue Ridge Medical Center, Inc.

 

Arrington

$1,023,033

Total:

 

$10,022,292

This funding was awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Center Program, which provides funds to community-based health care providers that provide primary care services in underserved areas. These health centers must meet a stringent set of requirements, including providing care on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay and operating under a governing board that includes patients.

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