Tag: u.s department of health and human services

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: $2.4 Million Head Start Grant Headed to South Florida Community Center

“Le Jardin Community Center provides low-income children and families of diverse backgrounds opportunities to learn, develop, and increase their likelihood of success in the future,” the congresswoman’s office noted about the $2,387,473 HHS grant.

Donna Shalala Announces HHS Grants Headed to South Florida

Shalala led HHS during then-President Bill Clinton’s administration. Shalala announced HHS will send $200,000 to Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, Inc.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: HHS Sending Funds to Guidance Care Center in Marathon

Mucarsel-Powell said that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was sending an $800,000 grant to the Guidance Care Center in Marathon.
rick scott

Rick Scott Introduces Affordable Coronavirus Testing Act

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his proposal to ensure more Americans are able to have coronavirus tests covered by their insurance.

Donna Shalala: HHS Sending Grant to South Florida Biopharmaceutical Company

Shalala showcased the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending $225,000 grant to Everglades Biopharma, LLC. During President Bill Clinton’s administration, Shalala served as HHS secretary.
Brian Mast

Brian Mast Wants July 22 Designated as Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Glioblastoma is the most aggressive, difficult to treat and deadly brain tumor that results in the death of 10,000 Americans every year.

Donna Shalala: HHS Sending $1.8 Million to Miami Beach Community Health Center

Shalala, who led HHS for eight years as part of President Bill Clinton’s Cabinet, weighed in on Friday on HHS sending $1,787,956 to MBHCC. The funds were part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package that the White House and Congress agreed on at the end of March.

Florida Congressmen Continue to Fight Against Human Trafficking

Back in September, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., introduced the “Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act” which would have the Office of Trafficking in Persons, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), create grants to offer “training for students, teachers and other school personnel on the warning signs of human trafficking.”
Casey DeSantis

Casey DeSantis: HHS Sending $1.9 Million to DCF

The funding will provide crisis intervention services, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and other related recovery supports for children and adults impacted by COVID-19.
charlie crist

Charlie Crist: HHS Sending Funds to Help Pinellas County Expand Coronavirus Testing

From his perch on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending funds to Pinellas County to expand testing for coronavirus.

Rick Scott Wants More Oversight from HHS on Coronavirus Funds Sent to Hospitals

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar requesting information on the agency’s plan to oversee and administer coronavirus-related funding for health care providers and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, while also giving providers the resources they need to keep Americans healthy.

Rick Scott Releases First Step of Plan to Get Economy Moving Again After Coronavirus...

It will not be easy – it will take strategic foresight, determination and diligence, and most importantly a commitment from everyone, but I know that after we heal the sick, we can also heal our broken economy and get back to work.”