Congressman McEachin Announced Two New Grant Awards

July 10, 2018
Press Release

Richmond, Va. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) is pleased to announce two new grant awards in his congressional district. Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has received funding for cancer research. The Virginia Department of Health has gotten a grant for emergency preparedness to help them respond effectively to disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and other dangerous events. Congressman McEachin said:

“I am so pleased to see these critical resources coming into the Commonwealth. VCU’s always ground-breaking research could take us closer to dealing with the deadly scourge of cancer impacting so many.

“The funding for the Department of Health helps them prepare for disasters that could endanger Virginians. Preparedness helps diminish the negative impacts of so many health catastrophes.”


Contact: Jamitress Bowden
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