v The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided Henry Ford Health with $7,625,122 to cover costs incurred in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Debbie Dingell, D-12, U.S. Representative, recently announced that Henry Ford Health is helping provide care throughout Southeast Michigan throughout the pandemic.
“From emergency response to COVID-19 to helping people meet their daily healthcare needs, their work has helped keep our communities safe and healthy during this crisis. ,” said Dingel. “This funding will cover many of the costs incurred in the early days of the pandemic and will allow us to continue services on which so many people depend.”
Dr. Adnan Munkarah, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Henry Ford Health, said the COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for healthcare systems across the country, with far-reaching impacts even today. .
“At Henry Ford Health, we have worked tirelessly to address critical supply shortages and workforce challenges, develop tests and vaccines, and expand into virtual care to keep staff and patients safe. said Munkarah.
“These resources help support the important work our amazing staff has been doing and underscore our responsibility and commitment to keeping our communities healthy. We are deeply grateful for Senator Dingell’s continued support and commitment to ensuring that people in our state have access to quality health care.”
The funds will cover costs associated with providing medical care and transportation for the management, control, and reduction of imminent threats to public health and safety.
It also provides an emergency operations center for Michigan by operating an Incident Command Center for employees who organize, plan and publish information to provide alerts and guidance. Security, law enforcement, barricades, patrols.
It also helps fund technical assistance on emergency management and training. Medical supplies; personal protective equipment for medical staff, including but not limited to N95 masks, surgical masks, medical gowns, gloves, coveralls, and face shields. diagnosis and treatment of diseases; outpatient services, transportation of medical supplies and equipment;
The grant covers the period from May 1, 2022 to August 31, 2020.
Earlier this year, Dingell announced that Henry Ford Wyandot Hospital received $900,000 from an Omnibus appropriation package to improve facilities and expand telemedicine services.
The primary hospital in the health care system is Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, but downstream are Henry Ford Wyandot Hospital and Henry Ford Health Center (Brownstown). Additionally, it operates medical centers in Dearborn and many other locations.
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