Ks. directs $8M to aid ‘essential workers’ who contract COVID-19

Gov. Laura Kelly said $8 million in federal disaster funding will be set aside to cover health care expenses for essential workers and early-childhood professions infected with COVID-19.

Under the initiative, assistance drawn from the CARES Act aid will be limited to $25,000 for uninsured individuals and $15,000 for insured individuals. Applications are available online and require a release of information to verify the coronavirus diagnosis and treatment.

 

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