ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland has received over $219.5 million in federal funding from FEMA for coronavirus vaccine distribution costs.
The $219,525,981.17 award will give the Maryland Department of Health funding to deal with costs associated with emergency protective measures to store, handle, transport, distribute and administer vaccines to the public.READ MORE: U.S. Park Police Name Pamela Smith As New Chief, First Black Woman To Lead The Force
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The Maryland Department of Health will provide personal protective equipment, other equipment and supplies needed.
It will support sites statewide through April 30, 2021.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Mayor, Maryland Governor Clash After Hogan Says City Getting More Vaccines Than ‘Entitled To’ In Response To WJZ Question