Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home to receive $600,000 in federal funds from American Rescue Plan


HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — The Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo is set to receive $600,000 in federal relief funding from the American Rescue Plan.

The money will be used towards upgrading its facilities and supporting its continued operations.

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The facility was fined more than half a million dollars for failing to stop the spread of COVID-19.

There were 27 residents that died in the outbreak.

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