ADHS Will Allocate $100 Million Of Federal Funds For COVID-19 Testing Statewide

Published: Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:47pm
Updated: Friday, February 19, 2021 - 3:34pm
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The Arizona Department of Health Services will be allocating $100 million in federal funds to counties for COVID-19 testing.

At the end of January, Arizona received $418 million through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help with continuing efforts to track and combat COVID-19.

The first $100 million will be given to local health departments to support testing efforts statewide. The funds will be distributed proportionally to each county based on population. The largest shares are allotted to Maricopa County, which is eligible for $61 million, and Pima County, which is eligible for $14 million.

Here is a breakdown of funding available for each county according to the Arizona Department of Health Services (all amounts are rounded): 

  • Apache: $1.09 million
  • Cochise: $1.9 million
  • Coconino: $2.06 million
  • Gila: $840,000
  • Graham: $623,000
  • Greenlee: $230,000
  • La Paz: $390,000
  • Maricopa: $60.63 million
  • Mohave: $2.98 million
  • Navajo: $1.62 million
  • Pima: $14.36 million
  • Pinal: $6.24 million
  • Santa Cruz: $751,000
  • Yavapai: $3.28 million
  • Yuma: $3.01 million

For more information about COVID-19 testing go to azhealth.gov/COVID19testing.

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