Oklahoma City — Oklahoma will restore about $2 million in funding to prevent child abuse this year, but organizations aren’t guaranteed the same money they got before funds were cut.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health ended the grants in October, as financial problems loomed. Interim Commissioner Tom Bates announced Monday that the department will be able to pay the grants again in the fiscal year starting July 1.
“I am pleased that we are able to restore the (child abuse grant) to its previous level of funding,” Bates said in a news release. “We must focus on delivering core public health services and fulfill mandates required by the Legislature. This is an important…
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