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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Harris Announces Awards to Community Health Centers

August 22, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced awards to Choptank Community Health System, Inc., located in Denton, Three Lower Counties Community Services, Inc., located in Salisbury, and West Cecil Health Center, Inc, located in Conowingo.  The recipients are health care service centers in Maryland’s First District. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $108,302 to Choptank Community Health System, $56,000 to Three Lower Counties Community Services, and $35,611 to West Cecil Health Center under the Health Center Cluster Program. According to the Health Resources and Services Administration, a department under HHS, the Health Center Cluster Program is aimed at delivering “high quality, culturally competent, comprehensive primary care, as well as supportive services such as health education, translation, and transportation that promote access to health care.”

Congressman Harris made the following statement:

“As a physician, I understand the importance of health care services to our local communities.  These are important investments in the health and well-being of Maryland families, and I applaud the HHS for their awards to these health centers.”

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