Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $39 million in funding to 23 health centers in Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands and $1 million to two Primary Care Associations (PCAs) to help combat the Zika virus.
The Health Resources and Services Administration announced today the availability of $39 million for health centers in Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands to expand the availability of preventive and primary health care services to meet immediate and anticipated Zika-related health care needs and enable health centers to expand services in response to other urgent and emergent primary health care needs.
By Staff Sgt. LuCelia Ball
By Merle David Kellerhals Jr., Staff Writer
Washington - The United States continues to provide a range of humanitarian assistance across East Asia and the Pacific following a tsunami, earthquakes, typhoons, flooding from torrential rains and mud-soaked landslides.
Through direct support and through international relief agencies like the Red Cross, the United States is providing emergency relief funds; disaster response teams; U.S.
By Gerry J. Gilmore
By Air Force Lt. Col. Ellen Krenke
By Lacey Justinger, Honolulu District
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, under the leadership of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is deploying teams to American Samoa in response to the Sept.
By Donna Miles and Lt. j.g. Theresa Donnelly
By Lt. Col. Ellen Krenke
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY