CARES Provides COVID-19 Relief

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CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND: Gov. Kevin Stitt, right, recently announced the City of Tulsa would receive more than $30 million from the State of Oklahoma in CARES funding to support a multitude of community driven programs for Tulsans impacted by COVID-19. “I am excited to present the City of Tulsa with over $30 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund,” he said, adding, “Mayor Bynum and his team at the City of Tulsa have done a great job coming up with innovative ways to use this money to continue to fight COVID-19, support local businesses and help educate our children.” Accepting the check are, from left, Mayor Bynum, Senator John Haste and Rep. Ross Ford. With the State allocation, the City of Tulsa will roll out programming in the coming months in five major areas, including: Addressing unbudgeted costs incurred due to the public health emergency; making safety modifications to community facilities; supporting vulnerable Tulsans; providing job training, facilitating remote work, and supporting entrepreneurial ventures for COVID-19 displaced workers; increasing access to capital and helping small businesses establish an online presence.