(13WHAM-TV) - Several school-based health programs in New York are getting millions in federal funding. In all, 17 school-based health programs in New York state are in line for more than $5 million in federal funding.
That includes three programs in our area.
Rochester General Hospital will receive nearly $450,000.
Rochester Primary Care Network receives more than $265,000.
The University of Rochester gets nearly $350,000.
The National Assembly on School-Based Health Care indicates that the New York centers are among 197 programs being awarded more than $80 million through the Affordable Care Act.
The grants are designed to improve student access to primary, dental and mental health care by allowing recipients to establish new sites or upgrade existing ones.