CARES Act serving to guard inhabitants, aid small companies

FREMONT – Local municipalities are getting innovative in distributing CARES Act funding to support offset losses due to the coronavirus pandemic.

County and city officials are spreading the wealth with the COVID-19 federal reduction package deal aimed to assistance secure people today from the distribute of the virus whilst retaining tiny corporations afloat. 

In Fremont, metropolis auditor Paul Grahl claimed the city has acquired $1,212,360.50 in full funding more than a few rounds that has been applied to purchase personal protective machines these types of as masks, gloves and eye security.

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CARES Act funding can only be applied for coronavirus-associated purchases and cannot be utilized to change shortfalls in budgets.

Grahl explained other CARES buys consist of hand sanitizer and scanning thermometers that are positioned at town-owned buildings as properly as barriers to keep metropolis staff and the public from getting much too near to each other.