Florence Home Healthcare Center Receives $10K COVID-19 Vaccine Grant
President and CEO of Midwest Geriatrics, Inc. (omahaseniorcare.org), Lois Jordan, is pleased to announce Florence Home Healthcare Center has been selected to receive a $10,000 grant through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vaccine Equity and Access Program (VEAP) to increase COVID-19 and influenza vaccine confidence and access among older adults.
The $10,000 grant was offered as part of a national partnership between LeadingAge, a national association of nonprofit aging services providers, and CDC partner Community Catalyst to strengthen vaccine education through community outreach and community-provider coalitions. Florence Home Healthcare Center, a LeadingAge member, will use the grant for their entire healthcare family – Midwest Geriatrics, Florence Home Healthcare Center, Royale Oaks Assisted Living, House of Hope Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s Care, and Gerimed Pharmacy.
Florence Home Healthcare Center is one of 42 LeadingAge members that have received a grant via an application process earlier this year. Clinics will be held throughout the first quarter of 2022.
Midwest Geriatrics, Inc. is an Omaha-based nonprofit organization. Housed in Florence Home, they are the proud management team for Florence Home Healthcare Center, Royale Oaks Assisted Living, House of Hope Alzheimer’s Care, House of Hope Assisted Living, Senior Health Foundation, and Gerimed and Unimed Pharmacies. To learn more about Midwest Geriatrics and their communities, call (402) 827-6000 or visit omahaseniorcare.org.