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Pima County Health Department gets $6.8M to help support student pandemic trauma

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Posted at 7:56 AM, Nov 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-17 09:56:41-05

TUCSON, ARIZ. (KGUN) — The Pima County Health Department is getting a $6.8 million grant to help support schools grades K through 12th.

This money is focused on both slowing the spread of COVID-19 cases and providing behavioral health services to help with the emotional well-being of those impacted.

"This grant will help students and their families get much-needed support so they can stay engaged with school.”
Dr. Theresa Cullen, Health Department director

This grant runs through May 2022.