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Grant Provides Free Rides To Vaccine In Randolph

Grant Provides Free Rides To Vaccine In Randolph

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Photo provided by RCASTS ASHEBORO NC - A local transit agency in Randolph County has received funding from the state to help provide free rides to those who have no way to get to their vaccine appointment. Approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding was being distributed to local transit agencies across the state to help pay for rides for individuals who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. “Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is everybody’s business and every organization has something they can do to help,” said DOT Secretary J. Eric Boyette in a joint press release. “We are committed to doing everything we can to help get North Carolinians vaccinated as quickly and easily as possible.” Of the $25 million, Regional Coordinated Area Transportatio...