KVH gets grant for Medicaid dentistry

 


Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) is receiving a $125,500 grant from Arcora Foundation to help establish a three-chair dental clinic with the capacity to serve nearly 5,000 dental visits a year for Medicaid and low-income patients.

KVH includes a rural health clinic and hospital with emergency, home health/hospice, outpatient, behavioral health, rehabilitation, and diagnostic imaging among its wide range of services.

Klickitat County, with its population of 22,000, is designated a Dental, Medical and Mental Health Professional Shortage Area by the federal Health Resources & Services Administration, an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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