The additional $1.65 million went to air purification/bipolar ionization for county office buildings, childcare programming for employees, personal protective equipment, online training, janitorial and sanitization services and visitor entrance screening.
About 37 employees received childcare support and about 145 fire and rescue employees received online training.
Approximately $3.2 million went toward business grants, $1.4 million went to nonprofit grants and $620,000 went toward a program to offset costs of outdoor expansion for local businesses with a safe spaces/places program.
Shifflett said 133 businesses received grant funding, ranging from $2,000 to $50,000, and 45 businesses were assisted with the safe spaces/places program.
An additional $1.6 million went to nonprofit grants; $1.2 million to emergency financial assistance to households; $14,000 toward masks for the community; and $10,000 was used to help create the Central Virginia Regional Housing Partnership’s affordable housing search hub.
At least 75 nonprofits received grants to provide community support, 1,000 households received emergency assistance and 50,000 masks were distributed.
About $273,000 went to purchase equipment for teleworking, $64,000 was used for the digital automation of manual processes and administration and broadband expansion and WiFi at the Greenwood Community Center received $705,000.