Authorities say the policy is intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Connecticut Democrats support the $3 trillion bill, but Republicans say the ‘wish list’ is DOA.
Expanded testing is underway at nursing homes. But operators say they have not received enough materials to test staff.
The number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 dropped by 23 Tuesday. A total of 3,041 people have now died.
At hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci warns of ‘suffering and death’ and economic harm if states reopen too quickly.
There’s no guarantee, however, that food stamps will be available to all those in Connecticut who need the help.
Renée Coleman-Mitchell is out as the commissioner of the Department of Public Health.
There are only a handful of walk-up testing sites in the state, prohibiting those without cars from getting tested.
Public figures from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Madonna have declared that the coronavirus epidemic is the great equalizer. The phrase is echoed by those who want to believe this catastrophe can unite us as a country. But COVID-19 does not put us all in the same boat, rich and poor, black and white. Quality healthcare and protection from disease has always depended on income and race. This has been true at least since the beginning of the 20th century.
One day last week, on my daily walk to visit the great blue heron rookery less than a mile from my house, a man drove past me – an older white man. He rolled down his window and warned me – an older white woman – to watch out for a man up ahead around the corner, who, he said, looked pretty sketchy. As I rounded the bend, I saw a very nice-looking, normal-looking young African-American man standing with his bicycle – I’m a cyclist, too! – looking quietly toward the row of heron nests in the tops of the pine trees.
In the post-COVID-19 world (whenever that may be) commuters will be asking themselves one question: Is this trip really necessary?