O’Halleran Announces Over $1 Million in New Funding for Arizona Community Health Centers

August 26, 2020
Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had awarded a total of over $1 million in grant funding to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District.

“Community health centers provide critical care to hundreds of thousands of Arizonans every year and are working around the clock to keep our communities safe and healthy,” said O’Halleran. “As we work to respond to the evolving challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, we must ensure that rural communities are not overlooked. I am pleased to see these much-needed grants that will support our hardworking community health center doctors, nurses, and staff who are on the frontlines of this crisis, working to keep Arizonans—especially those in rural and underserved communities—safe and healthy.”

This Congress, O’Halleran re-introduced his legislation to ensure community health centers across the nation are fully funded.

Funding breakdown:

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporations: $33,942

Sun Life Family Health Center: $238,326

Canyonlands Community Health Care: $248,657

North Country HealthCare, Inc.: $252,750

Marana Health Center: $262,750

Total: $1,036,425

Grant funding awarded today comes through the Health Resource and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Health Center Cluster grant program.