Health center receives grant for expanding dental services for the underserved
Community Health Center of Cape Cod recently received a $5,000 grant from TD Charitable Foundation to support the expansion of its dental clinic and services for the underserved. The Health Center will be expanding its current facility in Mashpee with a groundbreaking late this summer. The dental clinic will increase from three to ten chairs. Currently the Health Center cares for 12,000 patients, 3,660 of which are both dental and primary care patients. In 2010 over 8,500 dental visits were provided, which was up almost 20% from the previous year.
Community Health Center of Cape Cod is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides access to health care for adults and children with MassHealth, Commonwealth Care, Medicare, private insurance, or no insurance at all. Services include primary and preventive care, dental care, behavioral health, coordinated case management, and prescription assistance, at locations in Falmouth, Mashpee, Bourne, and Hyannis. Visit the Health Center online at chcofcapecod.org.
Courtesy of Community Health Center of Cape Cod.