Health facilities will receive $ 1.7 million | News, Sports, Jobs

0
12
  Health facilities will receive $ 1.7 million |  News, Sports, Jobs

Community Clinic of Maui will see $635,993, Lanai Community Health Center will get $523,749 and Hana Community Health Center will receive $520,955. They are among 12 health centers to receive a total of $7,423,032 under the American Rescue Plan. The funds can be used for COVID-19-related capital needs, including constructing new facilities, renovating and expanding existing facilities to enhance response to pandemics and purchasing new state-of-the-art equipment, including telehealth technology, mobile medical vans and freezers to store vaccines.

Today’s breaking news and more in your inbox

Story Highlights

  • Three health centers in Maui County will receive nearly $1.7 million in federal funds to expand health care access and fight the pandemic, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Tuesday.

  • “We are still fighting this pandemic, so this new funding will be a big help,” Schatz said in a news release. “It will update and expand health centers across the state and provide more people with the health care they need.”