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U.S. Attorney McAllister Announces $318,000 Award To Wyandotte County for Public Safety during Covid-19

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister today announced a grant of more than $318,000 to Wyandotte County to help respond to the public safety challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19.

The grant awarded to the county is available under the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding program, authorized by the recent stimulus legislation signed by President Trump.

“This grant of $318,256 can be used to support a broad range of activities to prevent, prepare for and respond to coronavirus,” said McAllister. “That includes overtime, supplies such as gloves, masks and sanitizer and addressing the medical needs of inmates in prisons, jails and detention centers.”

For more information about this grant, contact the Office of Justice Program's Office of Communications at (202) 307-0703.

Updated May 14, 2020