(AP Photograph/Andrew Harnik, File)
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. (DC Information Now) — Congressman David Trone introduced $1,093,300 in Rural Emergency Well being Care Grants to develop entry to well being care and meals to rural Marylanders in Washington County.
The grants are funded via the American Rescue Plan and can present assets to Brook Lane Well being Providers, the Hancock Rescue Squad and the Interfaith Service Coalition to enhance native healthcare companies.
Grant recipients embrace:
- $661,500 for Brook Lane Well being Providers Inc. to buy an digital well being report software program system and combine the doctor and affected person expertise into one environment friendly database, portal, and platform.
- $233,800 for Hancock Rescue Squad Inc. to spend money on a brand new ambulance. It should embrace an ultraviolet mild system for disinfection; heating, air flow and air con (HVAC); air disinfection and power charging system for sufferers.
- $198,000 to help the Hancock Interfaith Providers Coalition (ISC) meals distribution program by buying bulk meals, provides and distribution gear and permitting the ISC to herald important personnel to assist run this system. ISC is the one company in Western Washington County to supply this service – the subsequent closest facility is 30 miles away.
The financing was authorised by the USA Division of Agriculture.