Equipped with medical equipment and in-take and examination rooms, the six mobile medical units will allow the DCBOH to expand to provide telehealth services, immunizations and community outreach to vulnerable populations in DeKalb County.
The DeKalb County Government has allocated to the DCBOH a total of $16 million of CARES Act grant funding.
A total of more than $19 million has been budgeted from the cares act funds for health & wellness, mental health and prevention and education.
In addition, $1.8 million has been allocated for initiatives that address food insecurity including monthly food distribution events in communities experiencing high rates of COVID-19 infections and food insecurity.
To date, more than 25,000 families have received food assistance.
More than $5 million has been spent for housing assistance and homelessness programs.