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U.S. News & World Report: Can Community Health Centers Survive the Coronavirus?

“Community Health Center centers play a critical role in the U.S. health system’s fight against the coronavirus, but advocates fear that without more government support, many could become casualties of the pandemic,” writes U.S. News & World Report staff writer Gaby Galvin in a feature article about health centers on the frontlines of COVID-19 in communities.   “The nation’s roughly 1,400 federally funded community health centers provide a range of primary care, behavioral health, dental care and other services for about 29 million primarily low-income and uninsured people in the U.S. every year. In the age of coronavirus, these clinics also are stepping up as “shock absorbers” for hospitals by screening patients, testing them when they can, and hoping to keep hospitals from becoming overrun as the outbreak worsens.”  To read the full article please visit this link.

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