(Fargo, ND) -- FEMA has provided more than $3.4 million in additional Public Assistance funding for the COVID-19 response in North Dakota. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued April 1st, 2020.
The $3.4 million was approved for the North Dakota Department of Health for emergency protective measures. The funds were used to rent a warehouse with two temperature-controlled containers to store supplies, equipment, temperature sensitive vaccines, and testing materials. They purchased and distributed medical supplies, vaccination fliers, and personal protective equipment for public health-related activities statewide.
FEMA has provided a total of almost $100.9 Million for the North Dakota COVID-19 response to date.