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CDC COVID-19 Funding for Tribes

Date Enacted: June 2021
Country: United States
Region: North America

“As of June 15, 2021, CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] has provided $219.5 million to tribal nations, consortia, and organizations for responding to COVID-19 across tribal communities.” Of this amount, $152.8 million had the following stated purpose: “To support tribes and tribal organizations in carrying out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communication, and other COVID-19 preparedness and response activities.” As of August 2020, the “recipients and reach” of this included 346 tribal recipients.