The Craig Fahle Show

Ricardo Guzman of CHASS Clinic: Michigan May Lose Funding Against Public Health Threats

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Public Health expert and executive Director of Detroit's CHASS Clinic, Ricardo Guzman, discusses how Michigan will lose approximately $944,000 in funds to help upgrade its ability to respond to public health threats including infectious diseases, natural disasters, and other events.

In addition, the state will lose about $2.9 million in grants to help prevent and treat substance abuse, resulting in around 3,500 fewer admissions to substance abuse programs.

The Michigan Department of Community Health will lose about $315,000 resulting in around 7,900 fewer HIV tests.

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