Reporter Update: FEMA Assistance

A FEMA program will offer to help families who lost a loved one to COVID-19. KDKA's Chris Hoffman has the story this morning on KDKA-TV News and CBSN Pittsburgh.

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CHRIS HOFFMAN: Good morning, everyone. Chris Hoffman, KDKA here. We are alerting you to a story this morning about the FEMA funeral assistance program.

Starting tomorrow, people who lost a loved one due to the COVID-19 pandemic could be reimbursed for funeral expenses. It would be up to $9,000 per victim of COVID-19. And if a family unfortunately lost more than one loved one due to the pandemic, they could be reimbursed up to $35,000.

Now we have details coming up on air as well as online.