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HHS delivers millions to expand testing


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is delivering $177,231,545 in new funding to Washington State to support testing for COVID-19. In total, $10.25 billion in funding is being provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to states, territories, and local jurisdictions through CDC’s existing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) cooperative agreement. This funding is part of the Trump administration’s broader effort to ensure that states, territories, and tribes have the resources necessary to meet their testing goals as they begin to reopen.

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