Division of Public Health awarded 67M grant to expand COVID-19

Division of Public Health awarded $67M grant to expand COVID-19 testing

The Division of Public Health announced May 21 it was awarded a $67 million Epidemiology Laboratory Capacity grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to implement expanded testing capacity for COVID-19, and support the establishment of a modernized public health epidemiologic surveillance system.DPH typically receives $1.5 million in ELC grant funds annually but due to the need to support COVID-19 activities, states received a greatly enhanced amount and a [...]