WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Maryland lawmakers introduced Friday greater than $8 million in federal funding to help Neighborhood Well being Facilities throughout the state.
The funding comes from the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Providers. The awardees embody:
- $2,230,583 – Choptank Neighborhood Well being System, Inc.
- $2,830,642 – Well being Look after the Homeless, Inc.
- $3,123,868 – Complete Well being Care, Inc.
“All through the COVID-19 pandemic, group well being facilities in Maryland and throughout the nation have performed an important position in offering high quality and inexpensive care to American households. This new federal funding in Maryland CHCs will assist shore up medical provides, shield well being care employees, and enhance the supply of care,” the lawmakers stated. “Crew Maryland is grateful for our healthcare heroes, and we’ll proceed working to safe further funding to maintain them and their sufferers secure.”
At the start of the pandemic, the lawmakers introduced greater than $742 million in federal help, created by the CARES Act, for hospitals and healthcare suppliers.
Within the spring, the Maryland delegation introduced greater than $15 million in federal funding for CHCs, and one other $6.9 million to extend testing capability at CHCs.