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Press Release: Foster Announces $350,000 for Aurora VNA to Expand Oral Health Services

Jun 22, 2016
Press Release

Aurora, IL – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced that $350,000 in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services will be awarded to VNA Healthcare in Aurora for the expansion of their oral health services.

“A major aspect of providing quality healthcare is making sure everyone has access to oral health services as well,” Foster said. “This funding will give VNA the ability to provide dental care to an additional 1,300 patients and provide resources to hire new dental professionals.”

“Oral health is an important part of our overall physical health and well-being,” said Linnea Windel, President & CEO of VNA Health Care. “The funding awarded to VNA will reduce barriers to quality dental care and increase our capacity to serve those in need.”

VNA Healthcare is a Medicaid and Medicare certified not-for-profit health clinic that provides healthcare services to nearly 65,000 patients at its health centers throughout the western suburbs of Chicago.