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More Emergency Supplemental COVID-19 Funds Awarded


03.24.20

WASHINGTON, DC – More money from the first COVID-19 emergency supplemental funding package Congress passed in early March is on the way to the front lines.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $100 million in awards for 1,381 health centers. This builds upon the more than $560 million the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded to state and local governments and more from the emergency supplemental.

The money being distributed to these health centers can be used for:

  • Screening and testing
  • Medical supplies
  • Telehealth

CLICK HERE to learn more from HHS.

CLICK HERE for COVID-19 awards by location.

Additional COVID-19 Resources:

E&C Republicans COVID-19 page

CDC COVID-19 website

Wall Street Journal Editorial: The Pelosi-Schumer Coronavirus Contagion

Bipartisan E&C Leaders Applaud Signing of 5G Security and Broadband Mapping Legislation


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