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Funds awarded for Senior Centers

Vaccines, COVID test kit outreach part of state funding

DAVENPORT — The Lincoln County Health Department has lined up about $197,000 in funds from the state Department of Health for local Senior Centers, Director Ed Dzedzy confirmed this week.

In return for the funds, the Health Department will use the Centers as outreach points for senior citizens to receive information about COVID-19 vaccination booster shots and test kits, Dzedzy said.

“Hopefully we’ll be able to reach seniors that weren’t able to get to their doctors or to Spokane or Moses Lake (during the height of the pandemic),” Dzedzy said.

The Department is looking at disbursing the funds...


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