Arlington County, VA is to receive $2,283,147.93 in federal funding for COVID-19 vaccine operations, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Tuesday.
This award provides federal funding to Arlington County for vaccine operations. Arlington County is preparing for the provision of supplies and commodities for personal protective equipment (PPE), other equipment, and supplies required for storing, handling, distributing/transporting, and administering COVID-19 vaccines.FEMA
Arlington County is the first locality in Virginia to receive the award from FEMA. According to Dr. Aaron Miller, Director of the Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management, the county plans to use the funding for a “range of vaccine operational expenses, including vaccine storage and equipment, PPE, staffing, and enhanced community messaging.”
Learn more about Arlington County’s COVID-19 response by visiting arlingtonva.us/covid-19