Right now there are 20,000 people in Bay County without health insurance. Now, help with medical services is on the way.
The Department of Health and Human Services is giving a $650,000 grant for a new Community Health Center in Bay County.
The grant was announced by Cong. Allan Boyd this week.
The health center will specialize in general medicine and dentistry.
More than 5,000 people with low incomes in Bay County will be helped by the grant.