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Update: April 8 9:00 p.m. – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on April 9, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont this evening announced that the state continues to process more than 2,000 offers of donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and also announced a partnership with long-term care facilities on a medical surge plan that includes establishing COVID-19 recovery centers in nursing homes to accept patients who can be discharged from acute care hospitals. He also reported that the Department of Labor has processed nearly 133,000 claims of the more than 302,000

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Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Employers

Posted on April 8, 2020 by admin


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Last night, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order 7V which enacts policies to create safer workplaces for employees, customers, and other persons such as delivery drivers, maintenance people or others who may enter an essential business during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The governor required the Department of Economic and Community Development and the Department of Public Health to develop legally binding statewide rules outlining additional protective measures that every essential workplace, business

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Update: April 7 8:00 p.m. – State Response to Coronavirus

Posted on April 8, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont this evening announced another Executive Order – Executive Order 7V

Executive Order 7V requires state agencies develop legally binding rules for safe workplaces, waives fees for permits for health care professions, and allows recent medical school graduates who are waiting to be licensed to respond to the crisis. The Order also allows recently graduated marital and therapy providers and counselors who are not yet licensed to provide services, and adds protection

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