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05/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/03/2021 17:25

Amata Welcomes $100,000 Health Grant

Washington, D.C. - Monday, Congresswoman Uifa'atali Amata welcomed a $100,000 health grant from the American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress this year and signed into law in March.

The discretionary grant to the American Samoa Department of Health for home visiting is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Congresswoman Uifa'atali Amata and Director Motusa Nua.

'Thank you to Margaret Sesepasara, and everyone taking part in this effort,' said Congresswoman Amata. 'Congratulations to Director Motusa Nua for these health care funds.'

HHS is led by Secretary Xavier Becarra, and HRSA by Acting Administrator Diana Espinosa.