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Anderson Valley Health Center Inc.

Boonville, Calif.



The center is the only medical care provider for a majority of the disadvantaged residents living in Anderson Valley, an isolated agricultural area in Northern California. Faced with federal and state cutbacks, the center is using this two-year grant from the Health Clinic Opportunity Fund as bridge funding to keep its medical services operational until additional funding streams can be developed. The fund is designed to bridge, build and sustain the operations of high-performing community health centers serving diverse and vulnerable populations. It targeted free clinics, public health clinics and designated federally qualified health center look-alikes to meet both the immediate and long-term health needs of their constituents. Priority was given to projects that leverage existing resources, create more effective operating systems, improve efficiencies and expand and maintain access to health services for vulnerable populations.