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USDA to aid farmers with CFAP 2 effort

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WASHINGTON – The USDA is implementing Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, CFAP 2, will provide producers with financial assistance to give them the ability to absorb some of the increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Virus pressures hospital staff, CEO states

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RICHMOND – COVID-19 strains Ray County Memorial Hospital staff, some contracted the virus, but all remain dedicated to patient care, Administrator Earl Sheehy said Tuesday.

“We have several staff members who have tested positive,” he said. “We’re worried.”

One key hospital staff member who tested positive within the last two weeks for the virus is going through the protocol and cannot return to work until next week, Sheehy said