|Florida health centers get $13M grant from feds|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — Florida health centers are getting more than $13 million from the federal government to improve access to primary care.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Friday that 48 health centers across the state would receive the grant money.
The funds will allow health centers to hire an estimated 215 additional staff, expand clinic hours and add new services including oral health, mental and behavioral health, pharmacy, and vision.
The money is expected to help health centers reach an estimated 69,144 new patients in Florida.
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