| Covid-19 | Jun 26, 2020

HHS Announces Partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine to Fight COVID-19 in Racial and Ethnic Minority and Vulnerable Communities

HHS’s Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced the selection of the Morehouse School of Medicine as the awardee for a new $40 million initiative to mitigate COVID-19 in racial and ethnic minority, rural and socially vulnerable communities. The Morehouse School of Medicine will lead the National Infrastructure for Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 (NIMIC) within Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities initiative– a three-year project designed to engage with national, state, territorial, tribal, and community-based organizations to deliver education and information on resources including COVID-19 testing as well as healthcare and social services. The NIMIC initiative is expected to begin in July and the first award is for $14.6 million.