MDH awards $50 million in emergency grants to health care organizations

Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced it has awarded $50 million in grants to 350 health care organizations throughout the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a news release from MDH, the grant money is being sent to a number of providers, including ambulance services, health care clinics, tribal health organizations, pharmacies, hospitals, assisted living facilities and health systems.

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The funding is mostly used to cover staff costs, equipment and supplies.

A list of the organizations that are set to receive the fund can be found here.

MDH also said it will soon begin taking applications for the $150 million the Legislature approved to help providers.