April 16, 2021
$4B headed to Indian Country to help fight COVID-19
Author: Jeniffer Solis
On Friday, the White House announced it will invest more than $4 billion to combat COVID-19 in Indian Country.
Funding comes from the American Rescue Plan and is meant to expand COVID-19 vaccinations, testing and treatment. The investment will also help increase preventative health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives at higher risk for COVID-19 by expanding hospital and health clinic services.
The Indian Health Service (IHS) has already administered more than 1 million doses of the C