Nueve centros de salud de Chicago entre los 20 que reciben un total de $ 1 millón en subvenciones/Nine Chicago health centers among 20 receiving a total of $ 1 million in grants

Nueve centros de salud de Chicago entre los 20 que reciben un total de $ 1 millón en subvenciones/Nine Chicago health centers among 20 receiving a total of $ 1 million in grants

Nueve centros de salud de Chicago entre los 20 que reciben un total de $ 1 millón en subvenciones

 

Naperville, Illinois (NED).–  La Fundación Delta Dental de Illinois, el brazo caritativo 501 (c) (3) de Delta Dental de Illinois, ha otorgado $ 1 millón a través de su programa de subsidios de emergencia a 20 centros de salud con calificación federal que trabajan para Mejorar la salud oral y general de los residentes de Illinois durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Nueve de esos centros de salud están en Chicago y sus suburbios.

Estas organizaciones brindan servicios vitales a los habitantes de Illinois desatendidos, incluidos muchos que experimentan barreras importantes para la atención. Las subvenciones de emergencia permitirán que estos centros de salud continúen ofreciendo servicios integrales de salud a los pacientes.

“Estos centros de salud calificados federalmente necesitan urgentemente estos fondos para seguir brindando la atención de salud oral y general a la comunidad durante la pandemia de COVID-19”, dijo Lora Vitek, directora ejecutiva de la Fundación Delta Dental de Illinois. “Nos estamos asociando con estos centros como parte de nuestra misión para ayudar a nuestra comunidad a superar esta crisis de salud juntos”.

Los siguientes nueve centros de salud del área de Chicago reciben cada uno una subvención de emergencia de $ 50,000 para apoyar su trabajo para mejorar la salud oral y general de los residentes de Illinois son:  Chicago Family Health Center (CFHC), Chicago, Erie Family Health Centers, Chicago, Friend Family Health Center, Inc., Chicago, Hamdard Center for Health and Human Services, Hamdard Healthcare, Addison and Rogers Park, Heartland Alliance Health (HAH), Chicago, Howard Brown Health, Chicago, Mile Square Health Center, Chicago, Pillars Community Health, La Grange, PrimeCare Community Health, Inc., Chicago.

Una segunda ronda de subvenciones de emergencia está disponible. Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation y Illinois Children ‘s Healthcare Foundation anunciaron recientemente un programa de subsidios de $ 3 millones para ayudar a garantizar que los niños de Illinois tengan acceso continuo a servicios vitales de salud bucal durante la pandemia COVID-19. Las subvenciones de hasta $ 100,000 estarán disponibles para los Centros de Salud Calificados Federales y otras clínicas de salud pública que integran la salud bucal en un entorno de atención primaria de salud.

Las solicitudes para el nuevo programa de subvenciones se aceptarán hasta el 31 de julio. Para obtener más información y presentar una solicitud, visite ilchf.org/rfp-archive/.

 

 

Nine Chicago health centers among 20 receiving a total of $ 1 million in grants

 

Naperville, Illinois (NED).–  Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, has awarded $1 million through its emergency grant program to 20 Federally Qualified Health Centers working to improve the oral and overall health of Illinois residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nine of those health centers are in Chicago and its suburbs.

These organizations provide vital services to underserved Illinoisans, including many who experience significant barriers to care. Emergency grants will allow these health centers to continue offering comprehensive health services to patients.

“These Federally Qualified Health Centers sorely need this funding to keep providing much-needed oral and overall health care to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Lora Vitek, executive director of the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation. “We are partnering with these centers as part of our mission to help our community get through this health crisis together.”

The following nine Chicago-area health centers are each receiving a $50,000 emergency grant to support their work to improve oral and overall health for Illinois residents: Chicago Family Health Center (CFHC), Chicago, Erie Family Health Centers, Chicago, Friend Family Health Center, Inc., Chicago, Hamdard Center for Health and Human Services, Hamdard Healthcare, Addison and Rogers Park, Heartland Alliance Health (HAH), Chicago, Howard Brown Health, Chicago, Mile Square Health Center, Chicago, Pillars Community Health, La Grange, PrimeCare Community Health, Inc., Chicago.

A second round of emergency grants is available. Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation and Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation recently announced a $3 million grant program to help ensure Illinois children have continued access to vital oral health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants of up to $100,000 will be available to Federal Qualified Health Centers and other public health clinics integrating oral health into a primary health care setting.

Applications for the new grant program will be accepted until July 31. To learn more and apply, visit ilchf.org/rfp-archive/.

 

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