Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $30 Million to Enhance COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Flu Prevention in Advance of Fall Flu Season

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 14:31

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $30 million to enhance COVID-19 contact tracing and flu prevention in advance of the fall flu season. The majority of funds, available to counties in the form of grants, will be used to increase local health department staffing capacity for enhanced detection, surveillance and prevention of COVID-19. The Governor also announced $2 million in additional immunization funds to expand flu vaccination rates statewide to prevent overwhelming the healthcare system in the event of a severe flu season. Funding by county is available here.

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