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HSS Awards $15M to Tribal Organizations for COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion


June 01, 2020 - The Health and Human Services Department has awarded $15 million to help dozens of Native American Tribes and organizations expand telehealth services to address the coronavirus pandemic.

The awards, funded through the CARES Act, aim to help a population that has been significantly affected by COVID-19. According to the Indian Health Services, more than 10,000 people have tested positive for the virus, and Native American communities are struggling under extremely harsh healthcare and economic conditions.


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