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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Whole-Of-America Response (May 19, 2020)   [open pdf - 217KB]

From the Document: "On May 18, HHS [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] announced $11 billion in funding to states, territories and tribes to support testing for COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019]. This funding is part of the Administration's efforts to ensure that states, territories, and tribes have the resources necessary to meet their testing goals as they begin to reopen. [...2] As of May 18, FEMA, HHS, and the private sector combined have coordinated the delivery of or are currently shipping: 82.7 million N95 respirators, 133.7 million surgical masks, 11.6 million face shields, 24.4 million surgical gowns, and 989.4 million gloves. [3] FEMA has procured and delivered 5.2 million swabs and 3 million units of media so far in the month of May. In support of the White House Task Force's testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market."

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2020-05-19
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U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency: https://www.fema.gov/
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