Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group’s community committee holds roundtable on vulnerable populations
The Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group’s community committee this morning held a roundtable discussion regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the state’s most vulnerable populations. Members of the public had an opportunity to provide questions to the panel and have them answered during the event.
Some of the members of the advisory group’s community committee who are anticipated to participate in this roundtable include:
Marie Allen, Executive Director of the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging and Independent Living
Ken Alleyne, Vice Chair of the Connecticut Health Foundation
Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Nora Duncan, State Director of Connecticut AARP
Mike Freda, First Selectman of North Haven
Marcella Nunez Smith, Director of Equity Research and Innovation at the Yale School of Medicine
Rochelle Palache, Assistant District Leader for SEIU, Local 32BJ
Jordan Scheff, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Disability Services
Daria Smith, Executive Director of the Connecticut State Independent Living Council
As of 4:00 p.m. – Thursday, May 28th – the state is reporting a total of 41559 cases of Coronavirus. Updated virus totals and Town-by-Town statistics can be accessed here: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus
The total statewide number of COVID-19 associated fatalities is 3826.
*For public health surveillance, COVID-19-associated deaths include persons who tested positive for COVID-19 around the time of death (confirmed) and persons whose death certificate lists COVID-19 disease as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death (probable).