FEMA Provides $48M to Aurora Health Care, Inc.

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February 9, 2023

CHICAGO – FEMA and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announced today that $48,004,943 in federal funding has been made available to Aurora Health Care, Inc. for costs related to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal disaster declaration of April 4, 2020.

This funding will reimburse Aurora Health Care, Inc., for costs to provide personal protective equipment, durable medical equipment, and consumable medical supplies at more than 200 facilities to care for COVID-19 patients.

“FEMA’s public assistance grant funding is an important resource for the COVID-19 response of our whole community partners in Wisconsin and across the country,” said Tom Sivak, regional administrator, FEMA Region 5. “This grant has helped ensure the availability of necessary medical services and equipment to fight this virus and protect lives across the state.” 

“Wisconsin is thankful for FEMA’s continued support of COVID-19 response operations,” said WEM Administrator Greg Engle. “Funding like this helps to ensure medical providers are able to offer quality care to those impacted by the pandemic, while also protecting their staff and other patients.”

FEMA provides a 100 percent federal share of eligible reimbursable expenses for this project.

FEMA’s Public Assistance Program provides funding to local government jurisdictions and eligible private non-profits for the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged infrastructure as well as costs incurred for debris removal, disaster cleanup and 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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