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CALIFORNIA: Bay Area Health Centers Get $19 Million in Grants


San Francisco Chronicle (05.02.12) - Thursday, May 03, 2012

The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $728 million through the Affordable Care Act to build capacity in community health programs nationwide, and Bay Area health centers will receive almost $19 million. Lifelong Medical Care in Berkeley was awarded $5 million to create a new clinic chiefly targeting low-income communities in Alameda County and western Contra Costa County to treat people with HIV or mental or physical disabilities, as well as the homeless and persons enrolled in Medi-Cal.


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