Providence, R.I. Public Health Institute get $2M to address health inequities

THE RHODE ISLAND Public Health Institute and the city of Providence have been allocated $2 million in federal funds to address health inequity in the city's Black and Latino communities that were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. / AP FILE PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH
THE RHODE ISLAND Public Health Institute and the city of Providence have been allocated $2 million in federal funds to address health inequity in the city's Black and Latino communities that were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. / AP FILE PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH
PROVIDENCE – The city and the Rhode Island Public Health Institute have been allocated $2 million in federal funds to develop, implement and evaluate COVID-19 mitigation measures tailored towards reducing health inequities in Black and Latino communities in the city, the Rhode Island congressional delegation announced Tuesday. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of…

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