April 16, 2021
White House plans $4 billion COVID-19 response
Author: Indian Country Today
Indian Country Today
The Biden administration is planning a price tag of $4 billion to respond to the pandemic in Indian Country. Federal dollars will be used to increase vaccinations, increase detection and response to infections, and replace lost funding from Medicaid and other government insurance programs.
A fact sheet released Friday morning said the American Rescue Plan “will expand COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, and treatment; increase preventive health services to American Indians and A