Where can I find information about COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution under the American Rescue Plan Act?
ARPA allocates funding for COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution throughout the United States. For example, ARPA appropriates $500 million toward rural development grants, administered by the Department of Agriculture, to respond to the medical needs of individuals in rural areas who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic (see section 1002). Other federal agencies responsible for medical testing and vaccine logistics include the Health and Human Services Division (HHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (see sections 2301-03), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (see section 2304).
The below resources provide information about federal programs and initiatives related to COVID-19 testing and vaccines.
- How COVID-19 Vaccines Get to You – CDC
- COVID-19 Vaccinations in the United States – CDC
- Health Department Directories – CDC
- VaccineFinder: COVID-19 Information for Jurisdictions and Healthcare Providers – CDC
- COVID-19 Testing Overview – CDC
- Community-Based Testing Sites for COVID-19 – HHS
- COVID-19 Vaccines – FDA
- COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions – FDA
- Fact Sheet: President Biden to Announce All Americans to be Eligible for Vaccinations by May 1 […] – The White House
- National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness [PDF] – The White House
Additional resources may be added to this FAQ when/if sites are updated to reflect ARPA.
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