Individuals in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties will have access to federal funding to help recover from the devastation.
Nearly 12-percent of the state’s population is uninsured. Health care providers got to ask state officials about their plans to improve that statistic.
The IDHS will use the information to see if residents are eligible for federal relief.
The Census Bureau’s latest report on poverty shows a double digit increase.