Healthcare

Congressman Scott Providing Free Cobb-Douglas County Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on September 19th

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Cobb-Douglas County Covid-19 Testing Event

Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that he will provide free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and food distribution on Saturday, September 19th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Word of Faith Cathedral in Cobb County. “Our state is reeling from the severe health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic,” said Congressman Scott. “Robust testing is vital to flattening the…

Congressman David Scott Providing Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Saturday, August 8

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) will provide access to free drive-thru COVID-19 testing and free drive-thru food distribution on Saturday, August 8, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, at Mundy’s Mill High School in Jonesboro, Ga. “As of this week, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia has surged to nearly 200,000, with more than half of all Georgia cases reported in the last month,”…

Congressman Scott Sponsors Resolution Recognizing July 2020 as Fibroids Awareness Month

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Today, Congressman David Scott announced his sponsorship of H.Res. 1040, a resolution recognizing July 2020 as Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month. “Thousands of women in Georgia and millions more across the country are affected by uterine fibroids, which represent one of the most prevalent reproductive health problems in the United States today,” said Scott. “In fact, by age 50, roughly 70%…

Congressman David Scott Announces $53.3M for Thirteenth District Health Care Providers Fighting COVID-19

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded over $53 million for health centers and hospitals located in the Thirteenth District. Specifically, HHS awarded $49,976,090 to Thirteenth District hospitals working to combat the coronavirus pandemic and $3,385,275 to help health centers expand COVID-19 testing. The grants were…

Congressman Scott Leads Colleagues in Recognizing the Tremendous Impact of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) introduced H.Res. 972, a resolution to recognize the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and designate the month of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month."  60 Members of the House have co-sponsored the bipartisan resolution, which represents a continued commitment to making PCOS, the most common endocrine disorder, a central focus…

Congressman David Scott Announces $3.3 Million in Federal Funding for Community Health Centers

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,385,275 to several community health centers located in the Thirteenth District that are serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The supplemental funding was made available by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Scott…

Congressman David Scott Hosting Telephone Town Hall on Coronavirus on Monday, April 6

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On Monday , April 6, 2020 from 5-6pm, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) will host a telephone town hall and briefing alongside health experts and labor and small business leaders to provide updates and help answer questions about the ongoing coronavirus crisis, steps you can take to protect yourself and your family, and how Congress is working to keep our community safe. The telephone…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Resolution Designating March 2020 as Endometriosis Awareness Month

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U.S. Representative David Scott (GA-13), joined by Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-01), recently led a group of Members of Congress to introduce H. Res. 888. This resolution expresses support for the designation of March 2020 as Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis impacts 1 in 10 women of reproductive age in the United States and an estimated 200 million women worldwide. “I am…

Congressman David Scott Introduces Bill to Boost Research, Education, and Awareness Funding for Endometrial Cancer

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Today, Congressman David Scott was joined by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At Large) in introducing H.R. 5794, the Endometrial Cancer Research and Education Act of 2020 to expand federal research on endometrial cancer and to increase awareness among patients and health care providers. The Endometrial Cancer Research and Education Act would authorize $500,000 annually from…

Thousands attend annual health fair in Clayton County sponsored by Congressman David Scott

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By Jerry Jackson Special to the Clayton News  Aug 13, 2019 JONESBORO - More than 2,000 Clayton County residents came seeking advice and attention from physicians and medical providers who dispensed services at the 15th annual Health Fair hosted by Congressman David Scott Saturday at Mundy’s Mill High School. The fair offered residents of all ages an opportunity to connect…