Supervisors approve $48 million in pandemic money for childcare, food programs
Last updated 8/4/2020 at 8:35pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Aug. 4 unanimously approved spending $48 million in federal pandemic-related funding to help child care providers, testing in schools and meals for senior citizens.
The board directed $25 million to child care providers, who have been struggling to stay afloat since March, in the form of grants.
The county will also spend $18.8 million on senior food programs -- including an expanded Great Plates program that involves prepared meals delivered to the elderly -- while also supporting participating restaurants.