US government to provide $266 million to build community, public health workforce

The US government is working on the nation's community and public health

For this the government is awarding more than $266 million from the US rescue plan.

According to Gene Sperling, coordinator of the rescue plan and senior advisor to Joe Biden

Plan investments in community health, outreach and health education workers exceed $1.1 billion

The amount will go to 83 recipients as part of a new training program for community health workers

that will help people find care and facilitate communication between patients and providers

The multi-year program will support training and apprenticeships for approximately 13,000 new employees.

Thirty million people in the US receive their health care through community health centers