06.22.20

Gardner Welcomes Nearly $4 Million in Hospital Preparedness Grants

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) welcomed the announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that the state of Colorado will receive a combined total of $3,967,891 through the Hospital Preparedness Program, which prepares the nation’s healthcare system to save lives during emergencies and disasters.

“Our healthcare professionals are working day and night on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic to keep us safe,” said Senator Gardner. “I’m excited to see this critical funding delivered to Colorado to help ensure our hospitals have the resources they need to respond to COVID-19. I will continue fighting to provide our doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals with the support they need to get through this health emergency.”

This funding comes in addition to the more than $2 million delivered to Colorado by HHS last month and the$361 million delivered to Colorado by HHS in April.

The following facilities will receive funding:

  • Colorado Hospital Association - $1,952,961
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - $2,014,930

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.