Several health centers in the South Texas area were awarded a total of $731,097 in another round of federal grants to help expand the range of testing and testing-related activities with respect to the novel coronavirus, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced today. The funding, which was appropriated by Congress last month, comes through the Department of Health and Human Services. You can read more about these grants here.


"In order to most effectively combat the spread of this dangerous virus in Texas, our health centers must be equipped to test for COVID-19 efficiently," said Sen. Cornyn. "I’m thankful to the Trump Administration for further expanding access to testing in the Corpus Christi area."


COMMUNITY ACTION CORPORATION OF SOUTH TEXAS.


ALICE


$339,424


AMISTAD COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER.


CORPUS CHRISTI


$246,574


COASTAL BEND WELLNESS FOUNDATION, INC.


CORPUS CHRISTI


$145,099