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By Alex Ross 

Supporters rally for health center funding


February 7, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

A woman walks toward the entrance of Bullhook Community Health Center Monday. Congress is working to renew funding for community health centers across the country, without which facilities like Bullhook or Sweet Medical Center in Chinook might have to cut back services.

Backers of Havre's Bullhook Community Health Center and health care advocates throughout the country Tuesday rallied in support of community health centers and a legislative fix to keep them from losing 70 percent of their federal grant funding.

The effort was part of a Day of Demonstration: #RedAlert4CHCs, an effort by community health centers and their supporters to raise awareness about the work the health centers do and the need to get Congress to restore a crucial stream of funding that expired in September.

Bullhook CEO Cindy Smith said as part of the Day of Demonstration, people w...

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