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Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces Over $2.5 Million in HRSA Funds Awarded to Health Centers in the Second Congressional District

May 8, 2020
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                     Contact: Stephanie Booker

May 8, 2020                                                                                                      601-866-9003

 

Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces Over $2.5 Million in HRSA Funds Awarded to Health Centers in the Second Congressional District

 

Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $2,510,537 through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

 

These funds will be used to expand the range of testing and testing-related activities to best address the needs of their local communities, including the purchase of personal protective equipment; training for staff, outreach, procurement and administration of tests; laboratory services; notifying identified contacts of infected health center patients of their exposure to COVID-19; and the expansion of walk-up or drive-up testing capabilities.

 

HEALTH CENTER GRANTEE

CITY

STATE

FUNDING AMOUNT

AARON E. HENRY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES CENTER, INC.

CLARKSDALE

MS

$308,029

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI CIVIC IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, INC.

JACKSON

MS

$860,704

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI HEALTH SERVICES, INC.

JACKSON

MS

$191,824

CLAIBORNE COUNTY FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

PORT GIBSON

MS

$148,579

DELTA HEALTH CENTER, INC.

MOUND BAYOU

MS

$291,289

DR. ARENIA C. MALLORY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC.

LEXINGTON

MS

$221,749

G.A. CARMICHAEL FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC.

CANTON

MS

$251,749

JEFFERSON COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER INC

FAYETTE

MS

$236,614