Health Resources and Services Administration
For Health Infrastructure Investment Program Construction Project

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500 through 1508) and the HHS General Administration Manual Part 30 Environmental Protection (February 25, 2000), HRSA has determined that the Construction Project proposed by East Central Oklahoma Family Health Center, Inc. will have no significant adverse impact on the quality of the human environment.  As a result of this FONSI, an Environmental Impact Statement will not be prepared.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides discretionary grant and cooperative agreement awards to support health centers expand their capacity to provide primary and preventive health care services to medically underserved populations nationwide.  

East Central Oklahoma Family Health Center, Inc. in Wetumka, Oklahoma has applied for HRSA grant funding.  The applicant proposes to use grant funds to construct a new 8,000 square foot medical center, new parking, and site improvements along U.S. Highway 75 in Henryetta, Oklahoma. The applicant has submitted an Environmental Assessment (EA) that documents impacts of the proposed action. This EA is incorporated by reference into this FONSI.

Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Assessment for this project, which is on file at the following address for public examination upon request between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Henryetta Public Library
520 West Main
Henryetta, OK 74437
Phone: (918) 652-7377

No further environmental review of this project is proposed prior to final approval from HRSA.

Public Comments

Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on these projects may submit written comments to the East Central Oklahoma Family Health Center, Inc., Attn: Donna Dyer, CEO at the above referenced address.

HRSA will consider all comments received within 15 days of this “Notice” prior to final approval from HRSA.