Sarbanes, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce $1.2 Million in Federal Funding for Maryland Community Health Centers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2020
Contact: Daniel Jacobs
(202) 225-4016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today joined the Maryland Congressional Delegation in announcing $1,194,822 in federal funding to help Community Health Centers (CHCs) across Maryland respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

“Every single day, CHCs work on the frontlines to deliver quality health care to our most vulnerable communities,” the lawmakers said. “During the COVID-19 crisis, CHCs are doing more with fewer resources than ever before. This new infusion of federal funding will help CHCs in Maryland manage the growing number of COVID-19 cases while continuing to deliver quality services to their patients in every corner of the state.”

The following Maryland CHCs received funding:           

  • Baltimore Medical System, Inc. (Baltimore): $103,861
     
  • Chase Brexton Health Services, Inc. (Baltimore): $98,589
     
  • The Community Clinic, Inc. (Silver Spring): $96,554
     
  • Total Health Care, Inc. (Baltimore): $82,816
     
  • Three Lower Counties Community Services, Inc. (Salisbury): $80,494
     
  • Choptank Community Health System, Inc. (Denton): $76,330
     
  • Greater Baden Medical Service, Inc. (Brandywine) $73,706
     
  • Tri-State Community Health Center (Hancock): $62,420
     
  • Health Care for the Homeless, Inc. (Baltimore): $61,602
     
  • Mobile Medical Care, Inc. (Bethesda): $61,586
     
  • West Cecil Health Center, Inc. (Conowingo): $61,393
     
  • City of Frederick (Frederick): $57,743
     
  • Family Health Centers of Baltimore, Inc. (Brooklyn): $56,901
     
  • Park West Health Systems, Inc. (Baltimore): $55,869
     
  • Western Maryland Health Care Corporation (Oakland): $55,863
     
  • Walnut Street Community Health Center, Inc. (Hagerstown): $55,860
     
  • Owensville Primary Care, Inc. (West River): $53,235
     

Last week, Congressman Sarbanes joined hundreds of lawmakers in calling on House and Senate leaders to boost federal funding for Community Health Centers and other vital community level health programs as part of the comprehensive federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. Congressman Sarbanes and his colleagues succeed, securing $1.3 billion in supplemental grants to CHCs to provide expanded health care services.

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