Tax-Exempt Financing Provided for Open Door Community Health Centers
The CMFA recently issued $12,000,000 in tax-exempt financing for the Open Door Community Health Centers. The proceeds of the bonds will be used to: (1) finance the acquisition, construction, improvement and equipping of an approximately 31,000 square foot community health center to be located at 3750 Rohnerville Road in the City of Fortuna, California; and (2) pay certain expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the Bonds.
This new clinic will include 30 primary medical care exam rooms, consultation rooms, at least three behavioral health offices, support and educational group space, conference rooms, and, specific to this application for HRSA HIIP funds, 11 dental operatory to support primary dental care for children and adults, a dental residency program in cooperation with the University of California San Francisco and a dental hygienist. The design supports team-based care, patient-centered medical homes and the integration of medical, dental, behavioral and enabling services in a comprehensive and coordinated approach to care.