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CDC Sending Millions More to Front Lines


WASHINGTON, DC – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $186 million to go towards responding to the COVID-19 outbreak. This funding is in addition to previous awards CDC has announced from the emergency supplemental package, or “Phase 1” of the congressional response to COVID-19.

A focus of this funding is for regions that have a high number of COVID-19 cases, also called “hot zones.” Below are some of the ways jurisdictions can use the new award:

  • Staffing and surge staffing
  • Lab equipment
  • Infection control

CLICK HERE to learn more from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) about the new award

CLICK HERE to see the CDC funding chart by jurisdiction

Additional COVID-19 Resources:

E&C Republicans COVID-19 page

CDC COVID-19 website

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