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July 30, 2020 Media, Press Releases

South Jersey To See $2M In Funding For Coronavirus Testing

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.

July 30, 2020 Media, Press Releases

Coronavirus prompts SJ congressman to propose new federal holiday

U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1 of Camden, announced his intentions on Tuesday to make April 28 -- which is already commemorated by labor unions and other groups as Workers Memorial Day -- the 11th federal holiday. He said doing so would be a fitting way to honor health care workers, first responders and others who have lost their lives during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.