The patients at community clinics aren’t the only ones at risk, advocates say. With the closures of clinics come lost jobs and shaken economies, according to Carmela Castellano-Garcia, president of the California Primary Care Association and California HealthPlus Advocates. “This funding will help prevent community health center closures,” Castellano-Garcia said. “It can take up to a year to hire a doctor for a community health center.

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