NM Health Clinics Get $7 Million In Grants

New Mexico – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRWG) Two New Mexico clinics that provide health care for low income and homeless residents are getting $7.1 million in federal funds.

Senator Tom Udall announced the funding for La Clinica De Familia in Las Cruces and La Familia Medical Center in Santa Fe.

The money comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

La Familia Medical Center will receive $3.2 million and La Clinica De Familia will get $3.9 million.

Udall says the community health centers provide crucial health services to those who need them most. The funding, he says, will allow them to continue to offer quality primary and preventive care to rural and medically underserved communities.

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