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.

Grantees are:
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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