U.S. Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas released a statement on the Senate's vote to pass a supplemental funding package to protect against the Coronavirus.
Moran met with Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Environmental Doctor Lee Norman to discuss how the state can be engaged in helping combat the virus.
Moran also met with Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Chief of Staff of the Army General James McConville to learn more about preventative measures the Army is taking to protect Fort Riley soldiers who are serving near infected areas in South Korea.
The Senate passed an $8.3 billion supplemental funding package to supply test kits, quarantine locations, additional medical staff, and further research. Kansas will receive $6 million to help in the state's efforts to protect against the virus.
Click here to see full statement from Sen. Moran.