Jun. 10—ATLANTA —
“These grants demonstrate our steadfast commitment to keeping equity at the center of everything we do,”
The intended outcomes of these grants are to 1) reduce COVID-19-related health disparities; 2) 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; and 3) improve state, local,
“The pandemic has laid bare longstanding health inequities, and health departments are on the front line of efforts to address those inequities,” Dr.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 and move toward greater health equity,
This initiative is funded through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021.
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