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HHS Awards More than Half Billion Dollars Across the Nation to Expand COVID-19 Testing

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded nearly $583 million to 1,385 HRSA-funded health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and eight U.S. territories to expand COVID-19 testing. Nearly 88 percent of HRSA-funded health centers report testing patients, with more than 65 percent offering walkup or drive-up testing. Health centers are currently providing more than 100,000 weekly COVID-19 tests in their local communities. In Arkansas a total of $4,766,433 was awarded to 12 health centers. 1st Choice Healthcare received $387,229 of those funds.

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