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AltaMed Receives Grant to Support Health Treatments

Los Angeles-based nonprofit AltaMed Health Services Corp. has received a $50,000 grant to support diabetes and hypertension treatment, the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust announced Wednesday.

The grant was one of three the trust awarded to community health centers in California, totaling $140,000.

The foundation made the awards in conjunction with the National Association of Community Health Centers.

The foundation said that through its partnership with NACHC, it is “providing much-needed funding to support affordable community-based health care models that are producing innovative programming in the area of chronic disease management.”

AltaMed Health offers 43 sites and contracted physicians in Los Angeles and Orange counties, staffed with bilingual and multicultural employees.