HHS Awards $500,000 to Flint Health Centers
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced $500,000 in funding to help two Michigan health centers increase and expand activities in response to the lead contamination of Flint’s water. The health centers will each receive $250,000 in emergency supplemental funding to hire additional personnel and provide more lead testing, treatment, outreach, and education to meet the increased need for health services in the Flint community.
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Read a NACHC blog post about the health center response to the lead water crisis at this link.
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