U.S. to spend $2.1B to improve infection control

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION is allocating $2.1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds to improve infection control procedures in health care settings. / AP FILE PHOTO/JAE C. HONG
WASHINGTON – The federal government is spending $2.1 billion to improve infection control procedures in health care settings, aimed at preventing the transmission of diseases inside hospitals, dialysis centers and other facilities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is allocating the funding from the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that was signed into law…

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  1. How come nursing homes are the first to be condemned, but their the last to ever see the Federal or State hand outs??? Nursing homes and post acute facilities are the “other facilities” that are the most regulated (over 590 State and Federal regulations) with the strictest enforcement, yet they will ultimately NEVER SEE ANY OF THESE TRILLIONS TRICKLE DOWN! Shocked if they ever see a dime of those million, billion, or trillions. Nursing Homes and their hard working staff have gone from HEROS TO ZEROS in 6 months! Very sad….