Governor proposes $4 million for behavioral health urgent care center in North Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Governor Bill Lee asked lawmakers to approve more than $4 million in state funding for a new behavioral health urgent care center in North Knoxville on Tuesday.

The line item included in his budget proposal would support the proposed walk-in clinic co-owned by the city and county and operated by the McNabb Center.

“It’s somewhere where folks who are having whatever sort of issue can go to and get help right away,” County Mayor Glenn Jacobs said.

 

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