Sen. McConnell visited Paducah, discussed vaccine distribution, COVID-19 relief

Sen. McConnell visited Paducah, discussed vaccine distribution, COVID-19 relief

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) visited Baptist Health Paducah on Wednesday, April 7.

Sen. McConnell discussed vaccine distribution efforts, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and other COVID-19-related bills passed last year.

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Posted by KFVS-TV on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

McConnell’s visit in Paducah was part of a statewide tour.

In the past seven days he has stopped in Owensboro, Lexington, Louisville and Hazard.

According to the senator’s office, Kentucky received nearly $87 million in federal funding in January to help the state administer vaccine shots.

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