City of Tuskegee Receives $3 Million Grant to Help Fight COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the City of Tuskegee a $3 million grant to help fight COVID-19 and improve health literacy in minority communities. The grant is part of a two-year $250 million initiative working to improve covid-19 vaccination rates.

Officials say the city will work with local community organizations in Bullock, Dallas, Lowndes, Macon, and Wilcox counties to develop a health literacy plan.

Officials say resources will be available by August 1st.

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