Around $6.5 million will soon come to Illinois to help 11 community health centers, Sen. Dick Durbin announced Wednesday.
The $6,497,417 in grant funding comes from the New Access Point Program or NAP, a federal program that provides funding for health centers, including health building new centers in under served areas.
"Community health centers are an invaluable resource for families across Illinois and across the country," said Durbin. "Today's funding will support this critically important work and lead to economic growth in many under served communities where health centers serve as a key source of local economic activity."
Durbin said NAP funding will be headed to the following centers:
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