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HHS Awards $15 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Tribal Communities

Date Enacted: May 2020
Country: United States
Region: North America

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration “awarded $15 million to 52 Tribes, Tribal organizations, urban Indian health organizations, and other health services providers to Tribes across 20 states to prepare, prevent, and respond to COVID-19 in rural tribal communities.” These awards were “funded through the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.”