On April 5, Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY) visited the Town of Ossining to highlight the transformative impact of the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 billion COVID relief bill he helped get passed into law last month, on small businesses and community health centers in Westchester and Rockland Counties.

The Congressman also visited Open Door Family Health Center in Ossining, a community health center that has been active in combating the pandemic since its onset and will receive more than $14 million from American Rescue Plan. Last week, Congressman Jones announced that Community Health Centers across New York’s 17th Congressional District will receive a total of more than $73 million from the American Rescue Plan, funding that can be used to expand their COVID-19 vaccination and treatment efforts.

“I know I speak on behalf of the entire Town of Ossining board when I say how thrilled we are that Congressman Jones has helped secure this critical funding through the American Rescue Plan for our local businesses as well as for Community Health centers, and specifically Open Door Family Medical Centers,” said Ossining Town Supervisor Dana Levenberg. “Open Door has been at the epicenter of COVID testing and vaccinations and has been helping support our local families in every aspect, from food insecurity to holiday gifts to directing them to critical resources, to providing school based health support for the Ossining School District as well.”

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