North Carolina: Wake Grant Funds STD Programs
December 6, 2007
Wake County has received a three-year grant to treat and prevent STDs and HIV. The funds include money from the state and federal governments. The county will get $440,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services to support laboratory equipment, upgraded X-ray systems and a mobile medical unit. In addition, Wake will receive $235,000 from the N.C. Division of Public Health to provide a case manager at the Hammond Road Detention Facility and to pay for an inmate testing program.
News & Observer (Raleigh)
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.