Lofgren Announces More Than $3.6 Million in Federal Funding to Fight COVID-19 in Santa Clara County

April 8, 2020
Press Release

SAN JOSE, CA – Today, Representative Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide health centers in Santa Clara County with a total of $3,640,095 to address screening and testing needs, acquire medical supplies, and boost telehealth capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The pandemic has brought pain and changed life in Santa Clara County, but I am certain we will meet this challenge and persevere through this troubling time,” said Rep. Lofgren. “I supported the CARES Act in Congress to immediately provide relief to families and small businesses while robustly aiding our local healthcare efforts. It’s good news that our Santa Clara community is receiving a share of the federal funding.”

The following health centers in California’s 19th District will receive funding:

  • $1,675,370 for the San Jose Foothill Family Community Clinic
  • $1,303,895 for the Gardner Family Health Network
  • $660,830 for the School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County

On March 27, 2020, Lofgren announced her support for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.