Luján, Heinrich, Leger Fernández Welcome More Than $1.1 Million In Federal Funding To Improve Community Health Services In Mora
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) are welcoming a federal grant of $1,186,355 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to improve community health services in Mora, New Mexico.
“It’s critical to support community health services across New Mexico – especially in our rural communities – to help New Mexicans live long, healthy lives,” said Luján. “I’m proud to welcome this funding to Mora Valley Community Health Services for it to continue to provide comprehensive, accessible medical care to community members.”
“Every New Mexican deserves access to quality primary and preventative care,” said Heinrich. “Mora Valley Community Health provides life-changing services for members of our community, and I am proud to welcome this federal investment in their critical work.”
“Everyone needs access to health care no matter their income, insurance, or zip code. Quality and affordable health care is essential for our communities to thrive. This funding will help hard-working, rural New Mexicans in Mora access health care services,” said Leger Fernández. “Mora Valley Community Health provides care to everyone in our rural communities, regardless of their ability to pay.” ‘
HHS has awarded a grant of $1,186,355 to Mora Valley Community Health Services through the Health Center Cluster program. Mora Valley Community Health Services offers quality medical, dental, and behavioral health services to community members, regardless of their ability to pay.