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State funds distributed for COVID-19 outbreak response

May 12, 2020

Communications - Ralph Thomas

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Ralph Thomas, OFM Communications Director

State funds totaling $171 million have been distributed to state agencies and institutions to use to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak crisis. This is part of a total $200 million in funds budgeted by the Legislature in Engrossed House Bill 2965. The current allocations are:

May 18, 2020:

May 12, 2020:

  • $21,875,000 to the University of Washington from the Disaster Response Account for UW Medicine to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including managing an emergency operations center; procuring personal protective equipment, medical supplies and other equipment; disposing medical waste; cleaning and disinfecting state-owned facilities and equipment; disseminating information to the public; making temporary modifications to health care facilities; and developing triage, intake and testing facilities.

April 29, 2020:

April 20, 2020:

April 3, 2020:

April 1, 2020:

March 18, 2020: