Arizona Governor Announces Innovative Partnership for Water Testing

Arizona Governor Announces Innovative Partnership for Water Testing

Governor Ducey Announces Innovative Partnership To Expand Yuma Wastewater Testing

PHOENIX (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey today announced $500,000 to fund a wastewater testing pilot project to provide early detection of COVID-19 throughout Yuma County.

“The wastewater testing pilot project in Yuma is a crucial step to expand an innovative technology that may help with early detection of COVID-19,” said Governor Ducey.  “This initiative will help local public health officials make fact-based, community-driven decisions and best mitigate COVID-19 spread during the pandemic.”

The project is a partnership with Yuma County Public Health Services District, the University of Arizona, and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). 

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