Montrose clinic receives $1 million in federal funding


MONTROSE, Colo. | The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has pledged $1 million to help fund a new health center in Montrose.

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports ( ) that the federal funding will go to the River Valley Family Health Center, which currently operates centers in both Olathe and Montrose and is planning to turn the former Montrose Athletic Club into an integrated services clinic.

When complete, the planed center will offer primary and mental health services as well as dental care.

The federal agency doled out nearly $4 million in funding this week to community health centers across the country.


Information from: The Daily Sentinel,