April 07, 2020

Hirono Announces Over $10 Million for Community Health Centers in Hawaii to Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic

Additional Funding for Community Health Centers Was Included in Third Coronavirus Relief Legislation that Congress Passed in March

ASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced that community health centers across Hawaii will receive over $10 million in additional funding to respond to, prevent, diagnose, and treat COVID-19. The funds are available as part of the CARES Act, the third coronavirus relief package Congress recently passed. Community health centers in Hawaii also received about $1 million in funding in the first coronavirus relief package.

“Our community health centers continue to meet the daunting challenge of responding to the coronavirus pandemic. This infusion of funds will provide much-needed resources to a vital health care network,” Senator Hirono said. “Community health centers throughout Hawaii – and all health care providers – need additional support to keep up their work, and we must provide full funding and authorization for community health centers going forward.”

Community health centers receiving new grant funding include the following:

Hoola Lahui Hawaii Kauai Community Health Center:

$578,930

West Hawaii Community Health Center:

$783,110

Lanai Community Health Center

$542,510

Molokai Community Health Center:

$550,535

Waikiki Health:

$703,490

Hana Health:

$542,150

Kalihi-Palama Health Center:

$1,021,625

Bay Clinic:

$876,290

Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center:

$1,163,675

Community Clinic of Maui:

$740,615

Hamakua-Kohala Health:

$596,360

Koolauloa Health Center:

$634,325

Waimanalo Health Center

$584,870

Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services:

$719,510

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