Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
-- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced Black River Healthcare, Inc. will receive a $288,489 community health center grant to expand services in Williamsburg County.
The grant will help fund three new medical providers, additional exam rooms, clinical support staff, and a management position.
Black River Healthcare is headquartered in Manning and has additional clinics in Greeleyville, Kingstree, and Olanta.
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 grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.