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April 22, 2020

Aguilar Announces Over $860,000 for Inland Empire Health Care

Rep. Pete Aguilar announced $861,299 in federal funding for SAC Health System (SACHS) as part of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Health Center Cluster Program. The funding will help SACHS continue its mission of providing high-quality affordable health care to Inland Empire residents, including specialized treatment options for the homeless. SACHS provides a wide range of care to the medically-underserved community throughout the Inland Empire region. In 2019, SACHS provided care to 36,107 patients in 141,737 visits.

“My job in Congress is to make sure members of our community have access to the resources they need, like affordable health care. I’m proud to announce this funding, which will help SACHS continue to provide low-cost care to Inland Empire families,” said Rep. Aguilar.

“We are very grateful for the ability to continue serving our patients and community with a unique, full-scope, team-based approach that makes SAC Health System the provider of choice for patients,” said Dr. Jason Lohr, President and CEO of SACHS.

Rep. Aguilar serves as Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, the committee responsible for allocating funding to federal agencies and progra