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HHS Awards Rural Health Clinics with $225 Million to Expand Virus Testing

On May 20, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that rural health clinics (RHCs) will receive $225 million to expand COVID-19 diagnostic testing. This funding will be divided among 4,500 RHCs, each clinic receiving almost $50,000. These funds can be used to implement testing programs, buy testing supplies, train staff, build or expand facilities, and report testing data to HHS. 267 Kentucky RHCs will receive these funds, totaling $13,206,199. For more information, click here.