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Wyoming County to receive FEMA COVID relief


US Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced federal relief funding for Wyoming County in the battle against COVID.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is allocating more than $1.3 million to reimburse the county for expenses related to purchasing personal protective equipment, medical supplies and contract services mandated by the pandemic. The funding will benefit first responders, county owned nursing care facilities, and the Wyoming County Community Hospital among others.

The financial relief is provide at 100 percent federal cost share.

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