Funding for hurricane response and recovery and primary health care services
On Monday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) will announce $622,400 in federal funds to the Atascosa Health Center, Inc. (AHC) in Pleasanton. Specifically, the Atascosa Health Center will receive $285,000 through the Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program and $337,400 through the HHS Capital Assistance for Hurricane Response and Recovery Efforts (CARE) Program. These awards will continue to support the delivery of comprehensive, affordable, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations in the 28th district. They will also provide funding to assist AHC’s hurricane recovery efforts and prepare it for potential future disasters.
Others scheduled to be on hand for the event are Atascosa Community Health Center, Inc. CEO Monty Small; City of Pleasanton Mayor Travis Hall Jr.; City of Karnes City Mayor Leroy Skloss; Atascosa Community Health Center, Inc. Medical Director Rayford Mitchell; Atascosa Community Health Center, Inc. Board Chair Lillian Cashmer and Atascosa Community Health Center, Inc. Behavioral Health Director Dr. Laurel
Atascosa Health Center is located at 310 West Oaklawn in Pleasanton.
Rep. Cuellar to attend McMullen Behavioral Health Clinic Grand Opening
Also that day, Cuellar will attend the grand opening of the Behavioral Health Clinic at the McMullen Community Health Center in Tilden at 10 a.m. This event marks the opening of an additional building for behavioral health services at McMullen Community Health Center, in partnership with Atascosa Health Center, Camino Real Community Services, and McMullen County Judge James Teal. The McMullen Community Health Center is a satellite clinic of the Atascosa Health Center, Inc. and is conveniently located to serve the residents of McMullen County.
Joining Cuellar will be Atascosa Community Health Center, Inc. CEO Monty Small; Camino Real Community Services Executive Director Emma Garcia; McMullen County Judge James Teal and Tilden Baptist Church Pastor Carlos Garduno.
McMullen Community Health Center is located at 203 Hackberry St. in Tilden.