Warner & Kaine Announce More Than $15 Million in Federal Funds for the Virginia Department of Health
May 24 2021
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will receive $15,315,313 in federal funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)to support Virginia’s public health emergency preparedness.
“We are pleased to see this funding go towards supporting the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) as they continue to work around the clock to protect the health and promote the well-being of all Virginians during this pandemic,” said the Senators.
Sens. Warner and Kaine strongly supported the recent passage of the American Rescue Plan, which included $7.5 billion in funding for the CDC and public health departments to expand vaccine distribution and administration.