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Engel Announces $4,634,599 for Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network
Thursday, 21 June 2018 17:16

Engel Announces $4,634,599 for Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network

Congressman Eliot Engel today announced the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network has been awarded a $4,634,599 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will help the Network provide critical care to individuals in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Greenburgh and the surrounding areas.

"On behalf of the patients and staff of the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center we are grateful for being awarded this significant grant that will help us to continue to provide the highest level of care to our most vulnerable patients and families,” said Opal D. Dunstan, Chief Executive Officer, Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network. “Thanks to Congressman Engel for his support of Health Centers and all his efforts in helping to secure funding for Community Health Centers such as the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network, Yonkers Health Center and Greenburgh Community Health Center."

“The Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network does tremendous work in the community, so I am pleased to announce that further federal funding has been allocated to them for that work,” said Congressman Engel. “I have always believed health care is a right, not a privilege. Everyone deserves quality care, and that’s exactly what our friends at the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network provide.”