New York health centers have been allotted more than $54 million from the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by Congress to address impacts of the pandemic, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday.
The award, administered through the Health Resources and Services Administration, goes to 62 health centers in the state and is expected to fund 84 projects. They could include the purchase of freezers for Covid-19 vaccines, facility construction and renovations.
New York’s share is part of a $954 million award to 1,292 health centers nationwide. The state’s amount is second to that of California, which received $139 million
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