November 18, 2020

Americares Awards $250,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

[Excerpted from Americares]

The funds will be used to purchase critically needed personal protective equipment, increase COVID-19 testing and screening capabilities, implement telehealth services, hire additional medical staff and offset the cost of other pandemic-related expenses. Health care providers in 16 states were awarded funding including, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

Americares, a health-focused relief and development organization, sought funding proposals from its network of 1,000 partner clinics and organizations in the U.S. expanding access to health services in communities hard hit by the pandemic. Many of the projects will benefit patients disproportionally impacted by the virus, including Black and Hispanic patients…

  • CommunityHealth in Chicago to purchase new dental equipment and restore the range of services offered at their dental clinic

Read the entire piece from Americares, November 18, 2020