Spectrum Health Lakeland receives $1.2 million grant to help fight coronavirus

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Spectrum Health Lakeland will receive a $1.2 million grant through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The grant will be used to support a rapid response to COVID-19.

The Center for Better Health will be established on Main Street in Benton Harbor to give flu shots, mental health services, legal and social services navigation support, and financial advocate and insurance marketplace enrollment services.

The grant also supports buying and giving out personal protective equipment, COVID-19 testing, and WiFi hotspots for Benton Harbor High School students.

The center will open on Monday, November 2nd and complete its rapid response by December 30th.

Drive up COVID-19 testing will begin November 6th in the parking lot of Benton Harbor High School.

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