Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced community health centers in Little River and Ridgeland will receive Community Health Center grants totaling more than $370,000. Community Health Center grants are designed to promote the development and operation of community-based primary health care service systems in medically underserved areas.
The grants will allow both centers to expand services to their surrounding communities.
Little River Medical Center will receive a $270,907 grant.
Beaufort-Jasper Comprehensive Health Services will receive a $102,248 grant.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.