Barbara Lee Announces $16M in Federal Health Grants

 Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) announced a total of  $15,926,537 in Department of Health and Human Services grant to Bay Area community health care providers.  These grants will allow Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, Asian Health Services, La Clinica de La Raza, Lifelong Medical Care and West Oakland Health Council, Inc. to provide quality and affordable medical and dental services to underserved populations in the East Bay.

“I am proud that these community health centers  will receive this critical federal funding to continue to respond to the medical needs of the most vulnerable in our community,” said Congresswoman Barbara Lee.  “As a member of the Labor, Health and Humans Services Appropriations Subcommittee, and co-chair of the Congressional Asian and Pacific American Caucus Healthcare Taskforce, I will continue fight for resources to enable community health centers to provide the medically underserved quality and affordable healthcare in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.”

The individual grant amounts are: Alameda County Health Care Services Agency: $1,131,856; Lifelong Medical Care: $2,896,217; La Clinica de La Raza, Inc.: $5,742,761; Asian Health Services: $2,757,336; and West Oakland Health Council, Inc.: $3,398,367.

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