On Wednesday, June 20, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced new grant awards to 219 health centers, including three in Arkansas. Arkansas health centers will use these grants to open new locations and to hire additional health care providers.
ARcare, headquartered in Augusta, received $441,595 to open a location in Melbourne.
Boston Mountain Rural Health Center, in Marshall, received $379,167 to open a location in Yellville.
East Arkansas Family Health Center, in West Memphis, received $900,079 to open a location in Helena/West Helena.