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Sewell to deliver millions in federal funding to expand maternal health services

Sewell will deliver a total of $9.2 million in federal funding that she helped secure to UAB and the Bessemer Police.

Rep. Terri Sewell

Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, AL-07, will host two press conferences to deliver a total of $9.2 million in federal funding that she helped secure to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing and the Bessemer Police Department.

At 10 a.m. CST, Rep. Sewell will join the Dean of the UAB School of Nursing and the Director of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) of Central Alabama to present a check for $8.8 million over a five-year period from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Integrated Maternal Health Services Program. With this funding, the UAB School of Nursing will partner with the NFP of Central Alabama to increase access to maternity care.

WHO:

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell, AL-07, Maria Shirey, Dean of UAB School of Nursing, Dr. Candace Knight, Director of the Nurse-Family Partnership of Central Alabama

WHAT:

Rep. Sewell Delivers $8.8 Million to the UAB School of Nursing

WHEN:

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Monday, February 12, 2024 | 10 a.m. CST

WHERE:

UAB School of Nursing, Room NB 1071, 1701 University Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35294

At 1:45 p.m. CST, Rep. Sewell will be joined by the City of Bessemer and the Bessemer Police Department to present a check for $406,200 from the Department of Justice. The funding will be used by the Bessemer Police Department in collaboration with mental health professionals to implement co-response teams (CRT), to help individuals experiencing a mental health crisis access proper services and avoid negative interactions with the police.

WHO:

Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell, AL-07, Kenneth Gulley, Mayor of Bessemer, Michael Wood, Chief of the Bessemer Police Department

WHAT:

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Rep. Sewell Delivers $406,200 to the Bessemer Police Department

WHEN:

Monday, February 12, 2024 | 1:45 p.m. CST

WHERE:

Bessemer City Hall, 1700 3rd Avenue North Bessemer, AL 35020

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