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Washtenaw County will use federal stimulus money to fund community projects

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It’s being paid for with federal stimulus money awarded to the community through the American Rescue Plan Act.

County Commissioner Justin Hodge says some of the money will be used to expand the health department’s mobile services.

“With the funding that we’re committing to it, we’ll be able to provide other health department services to people, such as our sexual health services, immunizations, lead testing, WIC.”

Commissioner Hodge says they’re optimistic funding these programs will have a have a tremendous and transformative impact on the community.

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Taylor Pinson is a WEMU news reporter and engineer during WEMU's broadcast of NPR's All Things Considered.
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