North Dakota receives additional $2 million from FEMA

Courtesy of: U.S Department of Homeland Security
Courtesy of: U.S Department of Homeland Security

(Denver, CO) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $2.03 million dollars for North Dakota's pandemic response. 

The funds will be directed to the North Dakota Department of Health, which will distribute it between 63 testing and vaccination sites across the state. FEMA says the funds play a critical role in maintaining temporary staffing, transportation to testing and vaccination sites, supplies and rental of a warehouse facility to conduct vaccinations and testing as well as the removal and disposal of contaminated medical supplies.

To date, FEMA has provided more than $127.52 million dollars in Public Assistance funding for COVID-19 response in North Dakota. 

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