9 million dollars in federal funding is available for nursing homes, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This announcement coming today from the state capitol.

Nursing facility providers in Texas are being asked to apply through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to receive funds for infection control resources. This includes thermometers, disinfecting systems, and personal protective equipment. For more details on how to apply, visit hhs.texas.gov. The deadline to submit applications is August 30.