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Rep. Terri Sewell Announces $9.2 Million in Federal Funding for Maternal Healthcare and Community Policing Efforts

ByEditor

Feb 12, 2024
Sewell announces federal funding to bolster maternal health services

Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, AL-07, will host two press conferences to announce a total of $9.2 million in federal funding that she helped secure to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing and the Bessemer Police Department.

The first conference will take place at 10 a.m. CST, where Rep. Sewell will be joined by the Dean of the UAB School of Nursing and the Director of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) of Central Alabama to present a check for $8.8 million over a five-year period from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Integrated Maternal Health Services Program. With this funding, the UAB School of Nursing will partner with the NFP of Central Alabama to increase access to maternity care for underserved communities in Alabama.

The second conference will be at 1:45 p.m. CST, where Rep. Sewell will be joined by the City of Bessemer and the Bessemer Police Department to present a check for $406,200 from the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Strategies (COPS) program

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