COVID dollars

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY — The state of Wisconsin has invested $1.99 billion in COVID-19 response and recovery statewide as of Oct. 19.

That includes more than 16 million units of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplied, nearly two million testing and lab supplies distributed and more than 26,000 small businesses assisted.

Where have those dollars gone specifically in Sheboygan County?

The county has received a total of $6,837,361 in coronavirus relief from the state of Wisconsin according to the Department of Administration. Nearly half of that is the result of the Routes to Recovery allocation for local government aid.

Additionally, just under $1 million was granted both to contact tracing efforts and small business funding throughout the county.

Routes to Recovery allocation $3,789,533 
Contact tracing allocation $988,750 
We're All In small business funding $927,500 
Farm support payments $695,392 
Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program benefit allocation $356,186 
Testing coordination allocation $170,300  
Pandemic Plan allocation $30,000 

Here is a breakdown of how much each village, town and city received from the Routes to Recovery grant:

Routes to Recovery breakdown by location

The county grants stayed rather consistent with where all response and recovery investments were made throughout the state. 

Testing supplies and lab diagnostics$202,000,000 
Routes to Recovery$201,000,000 
Elementary and secondary school emergency relief $174,000,000 
Surge Operations $162,000,000 
PPE distribution $150,000,000 
We're All In small business funding $125,000,000 
Direct Provider Payment Program $110,000,000 
Contact Tracing$75,000,000
Child Care Counts$51,000,000 
Wisconsin Farm Support Program $50,000,000 

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