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April 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— The Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced two separate grant awards, one for Colorado and the other specifically for healthcare facilities in Colorado’s Third District.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, Administrator for the Small Business Administration, requesting that Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) be made eligible to receive loan assistance through the newly created Paycheck Protection Program.

April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Transportation announced over $50 million dollars will be allocated to communities in Colorado’s Third District and other rural parts of Colorado to assist in mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The funds were made available after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law late last week.

April 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) co-sponsored a resolution to hold the Communist Chinese Government accountable for the global spread of COVID-19 because of their deliberate actions to withhold information and lie to the rest of the world about the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak. Tipton gave the following statement after signing onto the resolution:

March 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) joined a number of his colleagues on a letter to Alex Azar, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), requesting that rural hospitals be prioritized when funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act are allocated to states.

March 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) held four separate roundtable discussions with local Chambers of Commerce and their small business members to listen to their concerns regarding the economic and public health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, the third installment of Congress’ efforts to provide communities support to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) supported the legislation and released the following statement:

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March 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced he had secured additional funding for Community Health Centers (CHC) in Colorado’s Third Congressional District to expand testing and screening, purchase personal protective equipment like masks, and provide safety education.

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March 25, 2020 Press Release
Delegation Letter Supports State of Colorado’s Application for 1135 Waiver from HHS

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and the entire Colorado delegation, requested the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) waive certain requirements hampering the State of Colorado’s efforts to provide much-needed care to Coloradans during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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March 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the details for additional funding for Community Health Centers (CHC) administered through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Colorado is to receive $1.7 million which was authorized by Congress through the first COVID-19 supplemental funding bill passed earlier this month.

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