Alabama eligible for federal funds for flu

WASHINGTON (AP) - The funds were made available in the recent supplemental appropriations bill signed by Congress and signed by President Obama on June 24.

A total of $260 million was made available for public health
response and hospital preparedness nationwide.

Alabama is eligible to receive $1,934,220 for the first category, which includes things such as immunization campaigns, and $1,359,073 to help ensure hospitals are prepared for emergencies.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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