Edinburg receives over $55K for firefighters’ PPE

Local News

EDINBURG – The City of Edinburg was awarded a $55,829.55 federal grant to enhance operations and safety for the fire department in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced the funding was appropriated by the CARES Act, which he supported in March. The grant comes through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). It which aims to strengthen the nation’s overall level of preparedness and ability to respond to fire and related hazards.

This grant will be used for personal protective equipment (PPE) and related supplies.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 SAFETY TIPS

COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link
More Throwback Thursday