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Congressman Tanner, Commissioner Keys visit Stewart Co. Health Center and VA Clinic

 

tannerheaderWASHINGTON, DC – Congressman John Tanner and Tennessee Veterans Affairs Commissioner John Keys visited the Stewart County Community Medical Center last Thursday. The center is also home to a satellite VA outpatient clinic that serves 850 veterans and which Tanner’s office was instrumental in keeping open in 2002. The visit is part of Congressman Tanner’s 19-county tour of the 8th Congressional District talking with medical providers, patients, families, small business owners and others about health care reform. «Read the rest of this article»

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Recovery Act funds health center capital improvements

 

Tennessee Health Centers Receive More Than $16 million

Tennessee Department of HealthNASHVILLE – Tennessee will receive $16.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for health center facility and equipment needs, which will increase access to health care for thousands of Tennesseans.

The announcement, made this week by First Lady Michelle Obama, detailed the release of a total of $851 million in grants. Two state-run health centers are among the grant recipients. The Upper Cumberland Primary Care Project will receive $1.4 million and Stewart County Community Medical Center was awarded $349,000.

“The Recovery Act grants for capital projects and equipment will enhance efficiency and services offered at these health centers in Tennessee,” said Governor Phil Bredesen. “This funding will increase access to care for many more families, allowing them to seek preventive and primary health care.” «Read the rest of this article»

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