Mar 30 2004

Graham Announces $19 Million for the Treatment of HIV/AIDS in South Carolina

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced South Carolina will receive a $19,323,103 grant for the treatment of HIV/AIDS in the state. The funds, awarded under the Ryan White Title II Formula Grants Program, can be used to provide a variety of services, including:
  • Ambulatory health care;
  • Home-based health care;
  • Insurance coverage;
  • Medications;
  • Support services;
  • Outreach to HIV-positive individuals who know their HIV status;
  • Early intervention services; and
  • HIV Care Consortia, which assess needs and contracts for services.
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ####