“These grants demonstrate our steadfast commitment to keeping equity at the center of everything we do,” Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, CDC director, said. “They are an important step in our unwavering efforts to strengthen our communities’ readiness for public health emergencies — and to helping everyone in America have equal opportunities for health.” Local businesses can receive extra recovery help through York’ “Downtown Bloom Grants”
The grants are intended to not only reduce COVID-19 related health disparities but also improve and increase testing and contact tracing among populations that are at higher risk and are underserved, including racial and ethnic minority groups and people living in rural communities.
Source The state, local and territorial health department receiving the grants can be found here.
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