Calhoun's Minnie Hamilton Health System will receive $1,058,367 to continue and improve their operations, according to Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

Minnie Hamilton covers the entire population of Calhoun and Gilmer Counties. It is the only full-time health care provider in the area that services all clients regardless of ability to pay.

Minnie Hamilton delivers services at three primary care locations, an emergency room, five school based health centers and one dental clinic.

All services include primary care, radiology, laboratory, physical therapy, Critical Access Hospital, daycare, long term nursing home, emergency room, behavioral health, substance abuse program, and emergency transport services.

Senator Jay Rockefeller today announced that the Minnie Hamilton Health System Inc. in Grantsville, Valley Health Systems, Inc. in Huntington and E.A. Hawse Health Center, Inc. in Baker will receive a total of $6,612,092 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program.

"Since my days in Emmons, making sure all West Virginians have access to adequate and affordable health care has been one of my most important priorities," said Rockefeller, Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care.

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