BRICK TOWNSHIP — The township council announced that municipality received $250,000 in federal funding that will be used to launch a dialysis transportation service for seniors at the Jan. 3 reorganization meeting.
Mayor John Ducey and the township council at the meeting thanked Senator Cory Booker and Congressman Andy Kim for securing the federal funding that will be used to begin the dialysis transportation program.
According to the township council, the funding was included in the 2023 government funding bills that were recently passed by congress.
The $250,000 will be used to begin a service for older residents that will provide round-trip transportation for seniors in need of dialysis.
Once the funding is approved, the township expects to purchase two new senior shuttles dedicated to the program and look to hire drivers and medical assistants for the buses.
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