April 14, 2022

Manchin Announces $1.6 Million From American Rescue Plan To Strengthen Three West Virginia Healthcare Providers

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,652,400 from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for two West Virginia hospitals and one health center to support COVID-19 testing, vaccinations and treatment and staffing to ensure these healthcare providers can continue providing quality healthcare services. This funding is distributed through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of its Community Facilities Emergency Rural Healthcare Program.

“The American Rescue Plan continues to deliver critical relief for West Virginia through investments in our healthcare workforce and infrastructure, and I am pleased with these investments in Webster, Mingo and Lewis counties. This funding will support personnel and technology upgrades to advance healthcare infrastructure and will support our healthcare professionals as they continue to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue advocating for resources to ensure every West Virginian can access the quality care they need and deserve,” said Senator Manchin.

Individual awards listed below:
  • $1,000,000 ­– Williamson Health and Wellness Center
  • $588,200 – Webster County Memorial Hospital
  • $64,200 – Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital