U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd, D-North Florida, announced that PanCare of Florida, Inc. of Panama City, Florida, is scheduled to receive an additional $331,655 in federal stimulus dollars to help improve access to quality healthcare for North Floridians.
PanCare of Florida previously received $1,444,987 in stimulus funding.
“Improving the quality, affordability, and availability of healthcare is extremely important to me and the people of North Florida,” said Congressman Boyd. “PanCare provides essential, comprehensive health services, and I am pleased that our community will be able to benefit from this funding.”
This funding was made available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which was signed into law earlier this year with Congressman Boyd’s support.
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