SBHC Grants in the News

SBHC Grants in the NewsIn December 2012, 31 school-based health centers (SBHCs) across California received $14.34 million in federal grants in an effort to improve access to primary, mental, and oral health care for school-aged children. The funding, part of the Affordable Care Act, is the final round of more than $30 million in total funding for California’s SBHCs.

Below is a roundup of media coverage of these grants from communities across the state. Read our full story — including a press release and list of recipient SBHCs.

Bell Gardens Sun

Bell Gardens High School Receives Grant For Health Center

California Healthline

School-Based Wellness Centers Making the Grade in Los Angeles

Broader Support Needed to Boost Kids’ Health

KQED’s The California Report – State of Health

School Health Centers Get Final Health Reform Grants

The Alamedan

Encinal High health center gets a federally funded boost

Reporting on Health

School-based health centers gain funding, support in California

North Bay Business Journal

Petaluma Health Center gets $500,000 for two school-based centers

North County Times

San Diego health facilities get $1.4M boost

Oakland Tribune

$2.4 million in health grants go to East Bay students

Press Democrat

Petaluma, Santa Rosa health clinics get $1 million federal funding boost for schools


Salud Para La Gente receives $500k grant

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Nipomo nonprofit to use federal funds to help low-income students

Santa Maria Times

New medical center will serve two schools

SouthGate-Lynwood Patch

Lynwood Unified to Use Federal Grant for New Health Center

The Business Journal

Kerman on-campus health center gets boost
Earlimart School District to get health center

The Sacramento Bee

Grants to provide new health center for Hiram Johnson, mobile clinic for San Juan Unified schools

Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare school-based health centers awarded more than $900K in federal grants

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