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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida


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May 18, 2020 Press Release
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson applauds the passage of The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ urgently-needed legislation to address the unprecedented coronavirus health and economic crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people.
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Apr 8, 2020 Press Release

Miami, Fla. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week awarded more than $1.3 billion to 1,387 community health centers across the nation that will be used to prevent, diagnose, and treat COVID-19 and increase staff capacity.

This funding was provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which the House passed on March 27. Seven health centers in District 24 have been awarded grants for a total of $7,756,820:

Jessie Trice Community Health System: $1,974,725

Apr 7, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson led a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Mary Mayhew calling on them to take steps to safeguard the well-being of Florida’s nursing home residents. 

Mar 30, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson and several members of the Florida congressional delegation have sent a letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urging him  to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to protect Floridians, particularly older residents and people with underlying health issues, and to provide some relief for the state’s already-strained health-care system.