September 30, 2022
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COVID-19 testing in Santa Barbara, Ventura counties gets $4M in funding

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Organizations in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties received $4 million in federal funds for COVID-19 testing in the area.

The funding came from the Health Resources & Services Administration, which gave nearly $583 million to more than 1,300 health centers across the nation. Of that, the HRSA sent $97.2 million to support almost 180 health centers in California.

Two of the local recipients were nonprofits, but others included local governments in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. The recipients were:

• American Indian Health & Services in Santa Barbara — $203,464

• Clinicas del Camino Real in Ventura — $1,181,044

• County of Ventura — $1,689,984

• Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics — $424,864

• County of Santa Barbara — $476,104