The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved the acceptance from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources Services Administration, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part A grant allocation programs totaling $380,267 for fiscal year 2021.
The purpose of the program is to provide services that include outpatient, ambulatory medical care, essential support services, medical case management services and other core medical and social services programs for those living in Hudson County with HIV/AIDS.
The program will run from March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.
In addition, the County has also approved supplemental Ryan White funds totaling $1,616,180 for fiscal year 2020-2021. These program funds will also be applied from March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.
According to a press release from the County, Freeholder Chairman Anthony Vainieri and The Board of Chosen Freeholders are committed to providing the needed support services, referral services, and prevention services to the residents of Hudson County who are living with HIV/AIDS.