Erlanger, Hamilton County Get Federal Grants Related To Coronavirus Expenses

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

 Erlanger Health System and Hamilton County are among 29 entities in Tennessee getting a share of $25 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services related to coronavirus expenses.

Erlanger received $891,050.

The county's share is $640,790.

The funds are designed "to help their communities detect, prevent, diagnose and treat COVID-19. The funds can also be used to increase health capacity and staffing levels to address the public health emergency."

HHS Secretary Alex Azar said, “This new funding secured by President Trump will help our community health centers continue the work they’re doing on the ground against the coronavirus.

“HRSA-funded health centers are already playing a critical role by delivering essential services, serving as community testing and screening sites, and alleviating burdens on our nation’s emergency rooms and hospitals."

 

Health Center Grantee City Funding Amount
Ocoee Regional Health Corporation Benton $753,725
Hardeman County Community Health Center Bolivar $698,825
Chattanooga Hamilton County Hospital Authority Chattanooga $891,050
Hamilton, County Of Chattanooga $640,790
Maury Regional Hospital Columbia $781,820
Health, Tennessee Dept Of Cookeville $1,173,470
Mercy Health Services, Inc. Franklin $717,935
Mountain Peoples Health Councils Inc Huntsville $723,140
Dayspring Health, Inc. Jellico $675,140
East Tennessee State University Johnson City $705,320
Cherokee Health Systems Knoxville $1,965,725
Community Health Of East Tennessee, Inc. Lafollette $617,810
Perry County Medical Center Inc Linden $630,875
Christ Community Health Services Inc Memphis $2,073,815
Memphis Health Center, Inc. Memphis $1,038,170
Tri-State Community Health Center Memphis $559,070
Rutherford County Primary Care Clinic, Inc. Murfreesboro $758,090
Health, Tennessee Dept Of Nashville $551,105
Health, Tennessee Dept Of Nashville $582,800
Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Inc. Nashville $1,089,650
United Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. Nashville $1,458,125
University Community Health Services, Inc. Nashville $761,150
Rural Medical Services, Inc. Newport $707,855
Rural Health Services Consortium, Inc. Rogersville $1,283,765
Hardin County Regional Health Center Savannah $744,140
Lake County Primary Care Tiptonville $570,785
Chota Community Health Services Vonore $700,430
Morgan County Health Council Wartburg $639,575
Hope Family Health Services Westmoreland $604,820


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