NC School-Based Health Centers Benefit from Federal Program

Nine North Carolina school-based health centers will be receiving more than $2.27 million in federal grants created by the Affordable Care Act for the School-Based Health Center Capital Program. Grants totaling $95 million were awarded Thursday to 278 school-based health center programs across the country to help clinics expand and provide more health care services.

North Carolina grantees:

Alamance-Burlington School System, Burlington


Bakersville Community Medical Clinic, Inc, Bakersville      


FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Pinehurst          


Lincoln Community Health Center, Inc, Durham        


Blue Ridge Community Health Servics, Hendersonville        


Mitchell County Board of Education, Bakersville             


Morehead Memorial Hospital, Eden                  


West Caldwell Health Council, Inc, Collettsville    


Yancey County Schools, Burnsville                         



 The grants are the first in a series of awards that will be made available to school-based health centers under the Affordable Care Act, which provided for a total of $200 million for 2010 through 2013 for the School-Based Health Center Capital Program. To learn more abour the program, visit


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