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Dec. 20, 2016:  

Plans for a FQHC in Knox County became a reality with the announcement that the Knox County Health Department was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA).The two-year, $1.5 million grant will fund comprehensive primary care services and will be renewable for additional funding. Medical, dental, behavioral health and addiction services will be available. Read full story >>

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