CDC awards money to NM Dept. of Health

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Centers for Disease Control has awarded the New Mexico Department of Health $38,523,202 dollars to address COVID-19-related health disparities.

The funding, part of a $2.25 billion nationwide investment, seeks to advance health equity by expanding state, local, US territorial, and freely associated state health department capacity and services.

This funding intended to help improve health status in communities that are underserved and adversely affected by COVID-19.