Riverside County to receive $23 million in federal relief funds

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Valley News - Health
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced June 10 that Riverside County is among multiple jurisdictions throughout the nation slated to receive millions of dollars in grants designated for states and localities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. “These grants demonstrate our steadfast commitment to keeping equity at the center of everything we do,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky 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.” The $23.4 million awarded to the Riverside University Health System is part of a $2.25 billion distribution nationwide, according to HHS.
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