Over $ 2 Million in ARP Goes to Louisville Community Health Centers | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Three Louisville community health centers will share more than $ 2 million from the US bailout.

Family Health Centers, Park DuValle Community Health Center, and Shawnee Christian Health Center are the three community health centers in Louisville that receive the money.

The money can be used to buy new equipment, expand existing facilities, renovate them or build new ones.

Community health centers help deliver quality care directly to those who need it most, including the individuals and families living in some of our most underserved neighborhoods and communities,” said the congressman. John Yarmuth in a press release.

FHC plans to use the funds for repairs and upgrades to its main location in the Portland neighborhood. The largest project involves the renovation of the laundry room located in the former US Navy hospital.

The Park DuValle Community Health Center plans to use the funds to expand the activities of the main office. The expansion will add more than 3,500 square feet of space to the clinic

The SCHC plans to use the funds to renovate and expand its existing medical center. The project increases the capacity to serve patients and makes improvements to critical infrastructure and information technology.

The awards are part of nearly $ 1 billion in funding awarded nationally through the ARP.

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Maria J. Book