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Letty Zepeda

  • Porter County is set to get almost $886,000 in grant money to help fight COVID-19, but creating the necessary funds to allow the county to spend it was met with some opposition. The Porter County Health Department is asking county officials to set up three funds: one for grants pertaining to immunization and vaccines for children, another for grants related to testing, and a third for grants to provide schools with extra nursing help for things like vaccination and health screenings.