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August 6, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman A. Donald McEachin announced a grant award of $77,625 from the Department of Health and Human Services to Virginia Commonwealth University for aging research. 
 
July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin today announced a grant of $14,715,665 from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Virginia Department of Health for public health emergency response activities.

July 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin today announced a grant of $242,318 from the Department of Health and Human Services to Virginia Commonwealth University to study e-cigarettes (vaping) in real time through smartphones and a grant of $7,451,285 from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Virginia Department of Health for immunizations.

July 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) today announced a grant award of $382,600 from the Department of Health and Human Services to Virginia Commonwealth University for research into pharmacology and biological chemistry.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) today announced a grant award of $6,897,199 from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Virginia State Board of Health for the hospital preparedness program.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) supported H.R. 3401, the Emergency Supplemental Bill which will provide $4.5 billion to address the humanitarian crisis at the border. The legislation includes robust funding for priorities such as legal assistance, food, water, medical services, basic sanitation, services for unaccompanied children, and refugee services,. This legislation will help address the horrific conditions within detention facilities and will not fund the Administration’s failed policy of mass deportation.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin today announced a grant award from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Virginia Department of Health for diabetes, heart disease and stroke prevention programs for $2,104,436.

June 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced a grant award of $232,875, from the Department of Health and Human Services to Virginia Commonwealth University for research in drug abuse and addiction.

June 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced a grant award from the Department of Health and Human Services to Virginia Commonwealth University for oral diseases and disorders research for $354,564. The purpose of the grant is to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the distribution of health information.

June 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) led a letter urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to use its existing statutory authority to eliminate coinsurance costs for preventive colonoscopies for Medicare beneficiaries, even in cases when a polyp is removed. Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10), Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), and David B. McKinley, P.E.