CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ — Small businesses in Camden County will share in $20 million worth of federal grants amid the coronavirus pandemic, local officials announced Wednesday afternoon. The county has received federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is for both profit and nonprofit organizations, and priority will be given to businesses that have not received state or federal funding already.
The largest union of nurses and healthcare workers has announced the candidates they are endorsing in Federal, State and Local races. The endorsement comes after an extensive review of the candidates’ positions and an endorsement was bestowed upon those who expressed or have shown a commitment to supporting the rights of healthcare workers and improving patient safety.
Health centers based in lower-income communities in South Jersey will receive $2,082,226 in federal funding to combat the coronavirus pandemic, Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1) announced. It is part of a total of $11,127,936 for the state of New Jersey from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand testing for the coronavirus at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) across the state. "In order to safely begin reopening South Jersey and the rest of the state, we must increase and expand testing," Norcross said.