Several Valley clinics receive $1.5M to expand COVID-19 testing

MGN Online

Su Clinica Familiar in Harlingen is one of several clinics in the Valley who have been awarded a federal grant to expand COVID-10 testing in the Rio Grande Valley.

U.S. Senator John Cornyn, R-Texas, said a total of $1,453,872 in funding will be shared by the following agencies:

Brownsville Community Health Clinic – $384,514
Su Clinica Familiar, Harlingen – $564,379
Nuestra Clinica del Valle, Pharr – $504,979

“In order to most effectively combat the spread of this dangerous virus in Texas, our health centers must be equipped to test for COVID-19 efficiently,” said Sen. Cornyn.  “I’m thankful to the Trump Administration for further expanding access to testing in the Rio Grande Valley.”