Hoeven Announces Nearly $20 Million in FEMA Funding to ND

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded two grants totaling nearly $20 million to North Dakota entities. The details of the funding, which was made available under the Stafford Act, are as follows:

  • More than $18.3 million to the North Dakota Department of Health to support statewide testing efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Nearly $1.13 million to McKenzie County Healthcare System Inc. to supplement the cost of emergency protective measures put in place to provide an alternate care site serving Watford City and the surrounding area in response to public health threats related to COVID-19.

“These FEMA grants will support North Dakota’s continued efforts across the state responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency,” said Hoeven.