Florida Gets Almost $25 Million in Federal Grants

By: AP
By: AP

Miami, Florida (AP) --

The state of Florida is getting nearly $25 million in federal grants for substance abuse and addiction treatment.

Four community health centers in Florida will share $14.5 million for expansion, and five counties will share nearly $9.7 million for addiction treatment.

The largest health center grant -- $8.3 million -- is going to
Osceola County Health Department in Kissimmee. North Broward
Hospital District in Fort Lauderdale will receive $2.9 million,
North Florida Medical Centers in Tallahassee will receive $2.75
million and Trenton Medical Center in Trenton will receive
$497,000.

Counties sharing the $9.7 million include Hillsborough, Orange,
Palm Beach, Pasco, and Pinellas.


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