Hotels offered to Kansas residents isolating due to virus
December 13, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas residents who need a place to isolate themselves after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID-19 may be able to stay for free in a hotel rented out by the state with help from the federal government.
The goal of the program is to provide people who have no other place to stay with an option, so they don't spread the virus, said Devan Tucking-Strickler of the Kansas Division of Emergency Management in Topeka. The state is operating hotels in the Kansas City area as well as in Liberal, Dodge City, Salina, Emporia and Lawrence.
Tucking-Strickler told The Ka...