Ark. receiving $5.2 million to expand rural COVID-19 testing

Money to be distributed among 150 clinics

KAIT 8 News

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Rural health clinics across Arkansas will share nearly $5.2 million to expand testing for COVID-19.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration awarded the state $5,193,499 to be distributed among 150 rural health clinics.

The money will be used to plan, implement, and conduct COVID-19 testing, according to a news release from Sen. John Boozman’s office. READ MORE.

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