Millions of dollars in aid headed to Hillsborough county for Coronavirus impacts

TAMPA, Fla. — There’s a little bit of relief in sight for Hillsborough County residents and businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

The county commission voted to approve how it will spend $257 million received from the federal government.

The funds from the Cares Act grant are heading to wide-ranging assistance programs, including those to feed, educate and help families pay for utilities, rent and mortgages.

Watch this story by Jason Lanning of Spectrum Bay News 9 here