Kansas essential workers who contract COVID-19 can get help covering medical bills

Published: Aug. 28, 2020 at 5:38 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A new program could help with medical bills for Kansas’ essential workers.

The state said it received $8 million in federal CARES funding that will go toward health care expenses for essential workers who have contracted COVID-19.

You can apply for funding from the Hero Relief Program on a special state website.

To qualify you must have a positive COVID-19 diagnosis and verify that you are an essential worker.

If you’re uninsured, you can get up to $25,000 and $15,000 if you’re insured.

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