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.