CHICAGO – FEMA announced today that $8,809,879 in federal funding has been made available to Bon Secours Mercy Health Inc., for costs related to the state’s response to COVID-19 under the federal disaster declaration of March 31, 2020.
This funding will reimburse Bon Secours Mercy Health Inc., for costs to provide ventilators and medical equipment used to treat serious illness caused by the COVID-19 virus.
“FEMA’s Public Assistance program is an important resource for state and local governments, jurisdictions, and eligible private non-profits to cover COVID-19 expenses,” said Tom Sivak, regional administrator, FEMA Region 5. “Bon Secours Mercy Health played a critical role in improving the outcomes for Ohioans affected by COVID-19.”
FEMA provides a 100 percent federal share of eligible reimbursable expenses for this project. FEMA’s Public Assistance Program provides funding to state and local governments, jurisdictions, and eligible private non-profits for the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged infrastructure as well as costs incurred for emergency actions taken to protect lives or property. To learn more, visit FEMA’s website at www.fema.gov/public-assistance-local-state-tribal-and-non-profit.
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