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Florida Gets Almost $25 Million in Federal Grants

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Miami, FL (AP) - The state of Florida is getting nearly $25 million
in federal grants for substance abuse and addiction treatment.
Health News Florida reported Friday that 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.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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