March 11, 2010
Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $4.7 million in grant funding to increase access to health care services for underserved Nevadans.
Clark County Social Services will receive $4,233,896 from the HIV Emergency Relief Project Grants Program, while the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe will receive $97,921 from the Tribal Demonstration Projects for Diabetes Health Services for the American Indians/Alaska Natives Program. Great Basin Primary Care Association, a community health center, is slated to receive $439,994 from the State and Regional Primary Care Associations Grant Program.
“I thank Secretary Sebelius for making these grant funds available to help provide underserved Nevadans with the quality, affordable health care everyone deserves,” Reid said. “I am pleased we can maintain these vital community services in difficult economic times.”