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Hill County Health Department still waiting on ARPA funds

County commissioner spreads misinformation at Board of Health meeting


Last updated 1/27/2022 at 11:29am

The Hill County Board of Health had a heated quarterly meeting Wednesday, with Public Health Director Kim Berg once again asking the county for the American Rescue Plan Act funds they need to keep their department afloat, with no clear indication that they would get that money despite the commission having voted to allocate it months ago.

In September the commission voted to allocate up to $100,000 in ARPA money to the department so they could pay for the extreme amount of contact tracing and case investigation they are faced with amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the community, but Hill Count...

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