The unit funded will provide primary care/screenings in the South Market.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Atrium Health dispatched the first of four mobile medicine units designed to provide high-quality, equitable healthcare in underprivileged communities in the region.

According to a news release from Atrium, the unit was made possible by a $1.2 million gift from The Tepper Foundation.

The gift will advance Atrium Health’s efforts to address the underlying needs of patients by extending social service resources to individuals through community health workers, referral navigators, and the Atrium Health Community Resource Hub.

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