Henrico Citizen: Telehealth grant to enhance services in Central Virginia

HENRICO CITIZEN

U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger recently announced a federal grant totaling $308,246 to help strengthen telehealth services across Central Virginia, purchase equipment for virtual healthcare appointments and patient monitoring, and reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The grant was awarded to Bon Secours, which serves communities in Central and Eastern Virginia, as part of the second round of funding provided by the Federal Communications Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

“The demand for telehealth services has skyrocketed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth has given thousands of patients an avenue to receive the care they need — especially across rural communities — while still protecting themselves and their families from COVID-19,” said Spanberger. “Virtual healthcare is here to stay — even after this public health emergency ends, and this award is an investment in high-quality telehealth for Virginians long into the future.”

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