CDC distributes $11B to expand COVID-19 testing capacity

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CDC distributes $11B to expand COVID-19 testing capacity tjordan_drupal May 19, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday awarded $10.25 billion from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to states, territories and local jurisdictions, and $750 million to tribal health programs to expand COVID-19 testing capacity and related activities. The funding will help them develop, purchase, administer, process and analyze COVID-19 tests, and trace and monitor contacts of infected people.

“As the Nation cautiously begins the phased approach to reopening, this considerable investment in expanding both testing and contact tracing capacity

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