Nearly $5 million allocated to expand Maine’s COVID-19 testing

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 11:15am

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eighteen health centers throughout Maine have been awarded a total of $4,732,797 to purchase, administer, and expand capacity for COVID-19 testing, according to a news release. 

    This investment in Maine’s health centers was included in the $480 billion bipartisan agreement that was signed into law last month, which included $25 billion for COVID-19 testing efforts.

    The funding was allocated as follows:

    Bucksport Regional Health Center was awarded $197,449.

    D.F.D. Russell Medical Center, Inc., was awarded $202,789.

    Eastport Health Care Inc., was awarded $158,014.

    Fish River Rural Health was awarded $205,429.

    Harrington Family Health Center was awarded $143,914.

    Health Access Network, Inc., was awarded $265,624.

    Healthreach Community Health Centers was awarded $513,739.

    Islands Community Medical Services, Inc., of Vinalhaven was awarded $120,994.

    Katahdin Valley Health Center, was awarded $336,769.

    Maine Mobile Health Program, Inc., was awarded $116,224.

    Penobscot Community Health Center was awarded $1,074,859.

    Pines Health Services was awarded $326,134.

    Portland Community Health Center was awarded $232,339.

    Regional Medical Center at Lubec was awarded $145,024.

    Sacopee Valley Health Center was awarded $182,794.

    Saint Croix Regional Family Health Center was awarded $146,974.

    Sebasticook Family Doctors was awarded $184,624.

    York County Community Action Corporation was awarded $179,104.