Second round of COVID relief funding for Northeast Mississippi K-12 schools four times larger than first
The second round of COVID-19 relief funding for Northeast Mississippi’s K-12 schools is around four times larger than the first, with local schools receiving millions of dollars in aid.Daily Journal, Read More.
Two days before her 45th birthday, Tabitha McRunnels finally received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. “I made it,” McRunnels said.It was a chilly, wet day when the Plantersville native arrived at her location near the Mall at Barnes Crossing, the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Lee County drive-thru site. Daily Journal, Read More.
The proposal put forth by the Energy and Commerce Committee makes that more generous: it proposes that for any state that newly expands Medicaid, the federal government would increase what it pays for all non-expansion Medicaid enrollees by 5 percentage points for two years. Time, Read More.
House Democrats’ coronavirus relief legislation released Monday would increase the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) financial assistance for two years, providing greater help for enrollees’ to afford their premiums. The Hill, Read More.
Sluggish vaccination rates among immigrant populations are already apparent. In Mississippi, for example, the Department of Health reported last week that fewer than 2,800 Latinos have been vaccinated — about 1% of all vaccinations administered so far.KHN, Read More.