HB 214 – Grant Prog. To Reduce CV19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Amos Quick, III (D-Guilford); Rep. Kandie Smith (D-Pitt); Rep. Carolyn Logan (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Garland Pierce (D-Hoke, Scotland)


This bill appropriates $2M to DHHS in nonrecurring funds to be used to establish and operate the COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Elimination Grant Program, a competitive grant program designed to improve the State’s COVID-19 vaccination rate among historically marginalized populations residing in the State by partnering with minority businesses to conduct or host public communications, health or educational initiatives, community vaccination events, social media initiatives or other activities.


Filed – 3/3/2021