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We understand this has been a very disruptive time for Tribes in Arizona. We are working to ensure Tribal trust and treaty responsibilities are honored and there are meaningful government-to-government relations with Tribes regarding the national COVID-19 response.
How does a Tribal Nation request an emergency declaration?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a list of frequently asked questions about the current process for Tribal governments to request a Presidential emergency or major disaster declaration independently of a state. To access guidance from FEMA for Tribal recipients please visit HERE.
Test kits for Tribal Nation clinics
Test kits will become available through the National Supply Service Center at the Indian Health Service. If you have no kits, you may use CDC guidance for Dacron plastic swabs. More information here: Public Health Laboratory testing for COVID-19.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
CDC Resources for Tribal Communities
The CDC publishes resources to help Tribal communities navigate unique challenges posed by COVID-19.
Federal coronavirus-response legislation: click HERE.
Specific actions Kyrsten is taking on behalf of Arizona: click HERE.
Visit our main resources page: sinema.senate.gov/corona.