Tri-State Kentucky cities receive COVID-19 grants

Coronavirus Watch Kentucky

Ky. (WEHT) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a round of COVID-19 grants to community health centers around the country.

Locally, Brownsville, Owensboro and Greenville health centers all received money.

A+ FAMILY HEALTHCARE, LLCBROWNSVILLEKY$50,464
AUDUBON AREA COMMUNITY CARE CLINIC, INC.OWENSBOROKY$51,029
BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY PRIMARY CARE CENTER, INC.BOWLING GREENKY$59,901
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS OF WESTERN KENTUCKY, INC.GREENVILLEKY$58,220

Congressman Brett Guthrie of Kentucky’s second district released the following statement about the funding.

“I was proud to vote for the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act earlier this month to provide funding to local health centers on the front lines dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. I am glad to see that Second District health care facilities will be receiving grants because of this bill. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues to ensure that Kentuckians have the resources they need to fight against the spread of the coronavirus.”


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(This story was originally published on March 24, 2020)

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