The USDA Awards $129 Million in Emergency Rural Health Care Grants

See which states and rural health projects got funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Emergency Health program.  This initiative supported 179 new grant recipients that will expand access to health care in 39 states and Puerto Rico.  Part of the American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress in March 2021, the funding is intended to support rural hospitals and healthcare clinics, improve facilities, purchase new equipment, and help distribute fresh food to families, senior citizens, veterans, and people with disabilities.