Reid Announces 2.3 Million To Expand Healthcare Access

Washington, D.C.- Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced a grant for $2,277,379 for Health Access Washoe County which will help to increase access to health services for underserved Nevadans. The grant comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is part of the Health Center Cluster-Service Area Competition.

“I am pleased that Health Access Washoe County will have new resources to expand services for Northern Nevadans seeking high quality healthcare,” said Reid. “This will help ensure that Nevadans access to affordable care, regardless of their geographic location or socio-economic status.”

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,  the Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that serve an increasing number of the Nation’s underserved. This funding opportunity will provide Federal financial assistance to support comprehensive primary health care services for a competitively announced underserved area or population.

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