$4.8M going to South Texas clinics to help with COVID-19
by: Sandra Sanchez
McALLEN, TEXAS (Border Report) — U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat from South Texas, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded over $4.8 million in funding to four health clinics in South Texas through the CARES Act.
The following clinics will receive these grants as part of $1.3 billion that Congress recently funded for COVID-19 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed March 27:
- The Brownsville Community Health Clinic received $1.14 million.
- Community Action Corporation of South Texas received $867,650
- Su Clinica Familiar received $1.3 million
- Nuestra Clinica del Valle received $1.5 million.
“These funds will be critical in providing our community health centers with much needed support to combat this global pandemic and work to assist impacted patients,” Vela said in…
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