DETROIT (AP) — Six community health centers in Michigan will share more than $3.6 million in federal funds to help expand services and hire new staff.

The awards are part of $128.6 million announced Wednesday in Detroit by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

The money is from the Obama administrations' Affordable Care Act and will go to 219 health centers in 41 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands. It is expected to increase health center access to more than 1.25 million additional patients.

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