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Gillibrand Announces Funding For Stressed Health Facilities | News, Sports, Jobs

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured federal funds to help revitalize the state’s overburdened health care system. During a virtual press conference Tuesday, Gillibrand said she has secured more than $130 million in funds. Some $42.3 million of the overall funds will be appropriated for maternal health, $50 million is authorized for bolstering the community health care workforce, $9.2 million has been set for Academic Centers for Public Health Preparedness, $47 million for Area Health Education Centers, and $33 million for Lyme and tick-borne diseases. “New York is currently facing a significant health care worker shortage and strain on our public health infrastructure that is burdening workers and patients alike,” Gillibrand said. “The $130 million ...