Gov. Evers allots $20M toward new health care facility in Racine

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Governor Tony Evers announced Friday, March 11, $20 million will go towards building a new Racine Community Health Center.

“I am excited to award the city of Racine $20 million to support their good work expanding vital health care services with this new community health center,” said Gov. Evers. “This facility will serve as a neighborhood medical center, connecting folks with care close to home and in their communities and ensuring that every family has access to quality, affordable care. This facility will break down barriers that so many underserved families and individuals face, and I want to thank the good folks in Racine for all their hard work to bring this project to life to build a healthier Wisconsin.”

The new facility will serve as a neighborhood resource for gateway services, providing on-site primary care and having case managers coordinate referrals. 

There will also be transportation and language assistance. 

This is part of the governor's statewide effort to increase access to health care. 

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