Nearly $4 million awarded to communities to expand residential lead hazard services
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2018
CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has awarded nearly $4 million in grants to expand residential lead hazard control services to eligible households with a Medicaid enrolled resident.
The funding was provided through Michigan’s Children’s Health Insurance Program. Grants of up to $1.5 million were available for qualifying cities, counties or consortiums to provide lead hazard control services.
Grantee Name Target Area Amount Awarded
City of Battle Creek Calhoun County $1,500,000
City of Grand Rapids Kent County $1,500,000
Human Development Huron, Tuscola, Sanilac $962,807
Commission and Lapeer counties
Activities must be completed by Sept. 30, 2018. Services available for funding under this initiative include:
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