HealthFirst to fund 7 local projects


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WILMINGTON – HealthFirst for Clinton County announces they will provide funding for seven local health-related projects that promote the good health of residents in Clinton County through education, innovation, and patient care support.

Organizations that will benefit from HealthFirst’s recent grant cycle, which concluded in late December, include Clinton County Community Action, Clinton County Diabetes and Community Wellness Program, Friends of Clarksville, Hope House, Over the Rhine Music, Art, and Earth Foundation, Sugartree Ministry Center, and the United Way of Clinton County.

In 2019, HealthFirst for Clinton County granted more than $130,000 to local organizations to support their health-related projects.

Since December 2010, HealthFirst has awarded more than one million dollars to numerous community organizations. HealthFirst also operates the Patient Medication Assistance Program (PMAP) in a collaboration with the Clinton County Commissioners and the Clinton County Health District. PMAP helps area residents apply for free and/or reduced cost medications from major drug-makers

HealthFirst for Clinton County will be offering its next grant cycle in the spring of 2020, with more details to come. To learn more about HealthFirst for Clinton County visit www.healthfirst-cc-oh.org.

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