Health & Family

N.C. clinics get $7.3 million to expand primary care

Thirty health centers in North Carolina, including three in the Charlotte region, got a total of $7.3 million in federal grants to expand primary care.

The grants, part of the Affordable Care Act, will let the clinics add staff, extend hours and/or add services such as dental and vision care.

Awards include $328,844 to Gaston Family Health Services in Gastonia, $229,340 to C.W. Williams Community Health Center in Charlotte and $210,922 to Cabarrus Community Health Centers in Concord. Ann Doss Helms