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In Illinois $14.5 million available for community health centers

Staff writer |
Governor Pat Quinn announced $14.5 million available to build and renovate community health centers throughout Illinois.

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The funds, included in Governor Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now! construction program, will allow the state to reduce healthcare spending and save taxpayers money. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda ensure all people have access to quality healthcare and improve the health and well-being of people throughout Illinois.

"An investment in community health centers is an investment in the health and wellness of the people of Illinois," Governor Quinn said. "It is also a critical and essential step in transforming our healthcare system."

Community health centers may apply for the funds at this website. A total of $30.5 million in Illinois Jobs Now! funding has been distributed since 2011 to community health centers.


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