Agency: US Provides $150.1M To Arizona For COVID-19 Testing

May 19, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that the federal government is providing $150.1 million of new funding to Arizona to support testing for COVID-19.

The department said the funding for Arizona is part of $10.25 billion provided to states, territories, and local jurisdictions from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The department said in a statement the money will provide “critical support to develop, purchase, administer, process, and analyze COVID-19 tests, conduct surveillance, trace contacts, and related activities.” while helping the various jurisdictions re-open their economies.