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Nearly $500,000 Awarded to Navajo Nation to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

The Office of Justice Programs has posted a press release which highlights the recent award of $486,348 to the Navajo Nation to address the public safety challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19. Funding is made available through BJA's Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program.

The Navajo reservation, which covers a territory larger than the state of West Virginia, has one of the highest per capita rates of COVID-19 infection in the country.

View the press release to learn more. See the CESF Awards page for access to additional award details.

Date Published: May 21, 2020