Office of Minority Health Announces $250 Million in Grant Awards for Health Literacy and Equity in COVID-19 Services

The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) has announced $250 million in grant awards to 73 local governments as part of a new initiative to identify and implement best practices for improving health literacy to enhance COVID-19 vaccination and other mitigation practices among underserved populations. Over the next two years, awardee projects will demonstrate the effectiveness of working with local community-based organizations to develop health literacy plans to increase the availability, acceptability, and use of COVID-19 public health information and services by racial and ethnic minority populations.

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