National Guard

Riverside County health and emergency management officials received a federal medical station from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Wednesday morning, the California National Guard will be at the fairgrounds in Indio to set up a portion of the FMS in an existing building. 

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

1) Rep. Pete Aguilar will hold a telephone town hall to provide an update on the federal response to the spread of coronavirus, and to share information about resources available to San Bernardino County residents affected by the virus.

2)  Members of the California National Guard have begun helping out at food banks up and down the state. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the deployment of the troops on Friday in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.