Central Coast Congressman Jimmy Panetta joined Monterey County officials in Seaside Monday to announce a health and human services grant for Monterey County under the American Rescue Plan.About $7.3 million will be coming to health care centers in Monterey County. The focus of the funding will be getting vaccines to communities that need them. “What we are seeing is seeing is this quote-unquote ‘wartime effort’ when it comes to providing the vaccines that are so needed in every, every community,” said Congressman Panetta. More than $992 million of the rescue plan are slated for California.Several Central Coast medical providers including Seaside Family Health Center, Clinica De Salud, Santa Cruz Community Health Centers and the San Benito Health Foundation will receive funding.

Central Coast Congressman Jimmy Panetta joined Monterey County officials in Seaside Monday to announce a health and human services grant for Monterey County under the American Rescue Plan.

About $7.3 million will be coming to health care centers in Monterey County. The focus of the funding will be getting vaccines to communities that need them.

“What we are seeing is seeing is this quote-unquote ‘wartime effort’ when it comes to providing the vaccines that are so needed in every, every community,” said Congressman Panetta.

More than $992 million of the rescue plan are slated for California.

Several Central Coast medical providers including Seaside Family Health Center, Clinica De Salud, Santa Cruz Community Health Centers and the San Benito Health Foundation will receive funding.