Van Buren Co. Sheriff’s Office receives CARES grant
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. -- The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office has received $127,680 from the CARES Act to purchase trailers, traffic cones, folding tables, chairs, a generator and a tent for mobile COVID-19 testing sites.
The equipment can also be used for future mobile vaccinations or other programs.
Officials also used the money to purchase updated in-car computers, laptops for the Emergency Operation Center and the administration staff.
The new computers will allow employees to work from home and can be sanitized.
From left to right: Ryan Post-Director of the Finance Department, Lt Robert Kirk-Office of Domestic Preparedness/Homeland Security VBC Sheriff’s Office Division, Sheriff Daniel E. Abbott, Undersheriff Kevin Conklin, and Operations Lt Jim Charon