Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC.

Nov 22, 2019
Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources (HHS) has awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to the Valley Healthcare System, Inc. in Columbus through HHS’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

“These funds will be used to ensure all citizens in the Chattahoochee Valley area have access to essential healthcare services,” said Congressman Bishop. “Our local health centers continue to serve those with great geographic and economic need. This funding will continue to enhance the availability of quality, affordable, and accessible healthcare in Chattahoochee Valley.”

HRSA is the main federal agency dedicated to improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable. Today’s grant funding was awarded through HRSA’s Health Center Cluster Grant Program, which is a competitive grant program that supports institutions dedicated to improving healthcare to underserved communities throughout the United States. Additional information on HRSA can be found here.

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