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Chautauqua Center receives $700,000 through Affordable Care Act

DUNKIRK – The Chautauqua Center is one of six health centers in New York to receive new Affordable Care Act funding from the federal Health and Human Services Department.

The center, at 319 Central Ave., will receive more than $700,000 to improve delivery of comprehensive primary health care services. It is estimated the new health centers in New York will increase services for nearly 50,233 patients.

The funding is part of $101 million awarded nationally to 164 new health center sites in 33 states and two U.S. Territories. The health centers also help New Yorkers sign up for health insurance. Since 2013, health centers assisted more than 273,910 New Yorkers become insured.

To find a health center in your area, visit findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov