Washington, D.C.  – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik today announced that the Community Health Centers of the North Country has been awarded a $223,144 USDA Rural Development loan for rural clinics located in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties. This funding will provide telemedicine services for substance use disorder treatments and counseling services as well as training to people with developmental disabilities. 

“Community health centers and clinics are essential components of our North Country healthcare framework,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I am proud to announce this important USDA funding will assist four rural health centers in meeting the healthcare needs of their communities, especially during this public health crisis. I will continue to be an outspoken advocate for programs to support community health centers in Congress, and I look forward to watching these tax dollars be returned to the district in this manner.”