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HHS Announces $250 Million from American Rescue Plan to Develop and Support a Community-Based Workforce to Increase COVID- 19 Vaccinations in Underserved Communities

May 4, 2021

Today, thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of approximately $250 million to develop and support a community-based workforce who will serve as trusted voices sharing information about vaccines, increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence, and address any barriers to vaccination for individuals living in vulnerable and medically underserved communities.

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