Bangor approves COVID-19 reduction funding for center faculty well being clinics 

Well being clinics will likely be added to 2 Bangor center faculties utilizing $500,000 in federal pandemic reduction funding from town.

On Monday, Bangor metropolis councilors unanimously permitted giving $500,000 of town’s remaining $13.3 million in pandemic reduction funding to the Bangor Faculty Division to create Penobscot Group Well being Care clinics for college kids at two center faculties.

The $500,000 for the varsity division was considered one of 4 awards given to native organizations, making up the most recent wave of federal funding town has been working to present out over the previous few months. Initially, Bangor obtained greater than $20 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, however the metropolis has about $11.6 million left to present, and nonetheless extra functions for funding to think about within the coming weeks.