State Sen. Mark Schoesler wants residents of the 9th Legislative District and other rural parts of Washington to know the U.S. Department of Agriculture has created a guide with links to various federal agencies and programs that rural areas may need during the COVID-19 situation.
People may access the COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide by going to https://www.rd.usda.gov/sites/default/files/USDA_COVID-19_Fed_Rural_Resource_Guide.pdf.
“This online guide by the USDA includes links for businesses, consumers, families, agriculture, nonprofits and tribes about technical assistance, financial assistance and general state and local government resources,” said Schoesler, R-Ritzville. “The guide covers a wide range of resources that can help so many of us here in our district and other rural areas of our state. These are tough times for so many of us, so I encourage people to take a look at the guide and see how it can help them.”