News and Media: Disaster 4481

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FEMA is providing financial assistance for funeral expenses from COVID-19 deaths, provided the expenses were incurred after January 20, 2020, and have not been reimbursed by other financial sources.
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BOTHELL, Wash. – A Pilot Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will open in Yakima, Wash., on March 31 to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations to Yakima’s historically underserved communities at high risk of infection.

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BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated an initial $275 million to Washington’s Department of Health (DOH) in support of vaccine distribution sites throughout the state. This Public Assistance grant will support Washington with emergency protective measures to store, handle, transport, distribute, and administer the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Washington to supplement the state, tribes and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.

The President's action makes federal funding available for Crisis Counseling for affected individuals in all areas of the state of Washington.

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The program includes a phone line to speak with support specialists and connect to community resources

OLYMPIA – In response to COVID-19, Washington has launched Washington Listens, a support program and phone line to help people manage elevated levels of stress due to the pandemic.

People who call the Washington Listens support line will speak with a support specialist and get connected to community resources in their area. The program is anonymous.

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Washington; FEMA-4481-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4481-DR; Washington as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.