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Testing Expands Across the Country With Federal Funding


To help states reach their benchmarks for reopening, the United States Department of Health and Human Services will provide $11 billion to expand testing capabilities. Under this umbrella, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release $10.25 billion to states, territories, and local jurisdictions, and the US Indian Health Service will provide $750 million to tribal and urban Indian health programs. The funds are designated for the development, purchase, administration, processing, and analysis of COVID-19 tests, and completion of contact surveillance and tracing. Each recipient of the funds must prepare a plan for COVID-19 testing that includes the following:

  • Number of tests needed, month-by-month
  • Month-by-month estimates of laboratory and testing capacity
  • Description of how the resources will be used for testing

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