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Massachusetts cashes in on $24M CDC grant to boost vaccine equity in hard-hit communities

5 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Cities and towns hard hit by coronavirus and where vaccinations are lagging behind will get to cash in on a $25 million CDC grant that's looking to boost health equity across the U.S.
“The pandemic has laid bare longstanding health inequities, and health departments are on the front line of efforts to address those inequities,” said Dr. José T. Montero, director of U.S. Centers for Disease Control's Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support. “These grants will provide these health departments with much-needed support to address disparities in communities that need it...
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