Department of Health and Human Services

Fort Deposit Awarded $2.9 Million Grant for Health Literacy Initiative

The town of Fort Deposit have received a large grant to help fight COVID-19 in their community. The grant was awarded to the town by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Minority Health. Fort Deposit announced their health literacy initiative Monday morning after receiving a $2.9 million grant. The money will be split between…

Feds Drop Idea of Housing Migrant Children in Alabama

An Alabama congressman says the Obama administration is dropping a plan to possibly house migrant children in Baldwin County and Montgomery. Rep. Bradley Bryne issued a statement Thursday saying he’s learned the Department of Health and Human Services won’t pursue two rural, military airfields in Baldwin County as shelters for children who are in the country without their parents. An…