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Gov. Jared Polis orders essential workers to wear masks, directs more oversight over Colorado’s senior care facilities

Gov. Jared Polis orders essential workers to wear masks, directs more oversight over Colorado’s senior care facilities

Colorado will be tightening oversight on nursing homes and senior living facilities to combat rising outbreaks among the state’s most vulnerable population. Read full article: Gov. Jared Polis orders essential worker...→

Gov. Jared Polis orders essential workers to wear masks, directs more oversight over Colorado’s senior care facilities

Gov. Jared Polis orders essential workers to wear masks, directs more oversight over Colorado’s senior care facilities

Colorado will be tightening oversight on nursing homes and senior living facilities to combat rising outbreaks among the state’s most vulnerable population. Read full article: Gov. Jared Polis orders essential worker...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the

WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the "best and worst of us" as essential workers around the world are attacked doing their job

Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies director, said it had recorded more than 35 "quite serious" incidents in 11 countries in April involving attacks on individ [...] Read full article: WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the "b...→

What PA counties risk losing if they defy Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders

What PA counties risk losing if they defy Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders

Wolf’s name does not normally appear next to the word “attack.” But these are not normal times. Read full article: What PA counties risk losing if they def...→

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Some Pennsylvania businesses are reopening their doors for trade in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despit...→

NYC homeless services workers forced to wear trash bags as coronavirus PPE: union

NYC homeless services workers forced to wear trash bags as coronavirus PPE: union

Department of Homeless Services laborers tasked with helping move the Big Apple’s least fortunate in and out of shelters are wearing trash bags to protect them [...] Read full article: NYC homeless services workers forced to ...→

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces...→

Frontline flyover: Maryland National Guard to honor essential workers during coronavirus | WTOP

The Maryland National Guard will conduct flyovers across the state Friday in honor of workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Frontline flyover: Maryland National Gua...→

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he feels Colorado has been successful in acquiring vital personal protection equipment for health care workers and first res [...] Read full article: Colorado has received millions of masks ...→

Workers’ comp extended to all essential workers infected with coronavirus

Workers’ comp extended to all essential workers infected with coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new executive order will capture essential workers across all sectors, he said Wednesday. Read full article: Workers’ comp extended to all essential ...→

Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the table’ if NYC doesn’t receive federal stimulus, mayor says

Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the table’ if NYC doesn’t receive federal stimulus, mayor says

Mayor Bill de Blasio said furloughing or laying off essential workers is a possibility if New York City doesn't receive federal stimulus funds needed to assist [...] Read full article: Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the...→

Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Inslee's Orders

Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Inslee's Orders

Saying he was not worried about being in trouble for running his business without the government's permission, a Washington barber is filling chairs after defy [...] Read full article: Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Ins...→

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

The owner of a Miramar barbershop said he’s keeping his doors open in defiance of emergency orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic requiring non-essential [...] Read full article: ‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keepin...→

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Since her shop was forced to close over two months ago, she's been transforming it to comply with social distancing standards. Read full article: Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reo...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives A Shout Out To Essential Workers

Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives A Shout Out To Essential Workers

Looking like he's spent time on a deserted island with Tom Hanks, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr took time Wednesday night to give a shout out to [...] Read full article: Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives ...→

'That means PPE works': Lower COVID-19 infection rates in essential workers gives Cuomo optimism - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo marveled Wednesday at the low infection rates of essential workers as he reviewed the most recent stats during his daily pandemic Read full article: 'That means PPE works': Lower COVID-19 i...→

White House Orders West Wing Staff to Wear Masks

White House Orders West Wing Staff to Wear Masks

The White House is directing West Wing officials to wear masks unless they are at their desks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: White House Orders West Wing Staff to We...→

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

'Working in low-income neighborhoods and in pockets of poverty in gentrified neighborhoods, these organizations have quickly pivoted to operating remotely whil [...] Read full article: Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also ...→

Warren joins NYC Council to push for increased protections for essential workers

Warren joins NYC Council to push for increased protections for essential workers

Warren joined local lawmakers who are pushing bills to provide paid sick leave, increased pay and whistleblower protections for frontline workers. Read full article: Warren joins NYC Council to push for inc...→

NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. Cuomo

NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. Cuomo

New York’s frontline healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus at a rate significantly below that of the general population, according to antibody tes [...] Read full article: NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus...→

Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, Expanded Workers' Compensation Announced By Gov. Newsom

Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, Expanded Workers' Compensation Announced By Gov. Newsom

Keeping Californians working with confidence as they increasingly begin to return to a reopening economy was the focus of two new announcements by Gov. Gavin N [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, E...→

Calling all essential workers: Freebies and more up for grabs

Calling all essential workers: Freebies and more up for grabs

Companies and individuals are sharing the love with free services, giveaways and sweepstakes Nominate a hero Seattle-based beverage brand Sparkling Ice wants t [...] Read full article: Calling all essential workers: Freebies ...→

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essential workers with new 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essential workers with new 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video

Barbra Streisand is paying tribute to essential workers with a new music video for the song “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” from the musical "Carousel." Read full article: Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essenti...→

Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic? Why Many Essential Workers Won’t Be Paid More

Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic? Why Many Essential Workers Won’t Be Paid More

Lots of people are still showing up to work every day during the virus crisis, putting themselves at risk. Some are asking whether they should be getting hazar [...] Read full article: Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic?...→

Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Essential Workers

Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Essential Workers

Essential workers commuting across the Ambassador Bridge will no longer pay tolls during the COVID-19 pandemic starting Thursday. Read full article: Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Ess...→

Meijer adjusting store hours, extending shopping times for seniors, essential workers

Meijer adjusting store hours, extending shopping times for seniors, essential workers

Meijer announced Thursday it is adjusting store hours so people get their essentials and extending store hours for those who may need extra time. Read full article: Meijer adjusting store hours, extending ...→

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

Los Angeles is in the process of reopening slowly after shutting down to slow the spread of coronavirus. But because restrictions are gradually easing, Garcett [...] Read full article: 'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Order...→

NYC restaurant feeding essential workers during coronavirus crisis

NYC restaurant feeding essential workers during coronavirus crisis

A West Village restaurant has transformed itself into a delivery service for essential workers on the frontlines of COVID-19. Read full article: NYC restaurant feeding essential workers...→

Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Shirts Supporting Essential Workers

Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Shirts Supporting Essential Workers

When the tattoo shops closed, Stephens designed T-shirts to support his family — and essential workers. Read full article: Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Sh...→

Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Maryland Essential Workers

Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Maryland Essential Workers

Maryland residents will have a high-flying salute to first responders and essential workers as the National Guard plans to conduct a celebratory flyover across [...] Read full article: Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Mar...→

Our country's talent lies with our essential workers

Might our dependence on this talent pool during this incredible time in our country make us truly see them for the assets that they are? Read full article: Our country's talent lies with our essen...→

Artist paints hope mural for essential workers

A new mural at the Atlantic Terminal Mall is spelling out a message of hope in a big way.  Read full article: Artist paints hope mural for essential w...→

Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Essential Workers on Edge

Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Essential Workers on Edge

More than 200,000 DACA recipients nationwide are considered essential workers in the pandemic. Read full article: Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Ess...→

Brooklyn artists decorate Domino Park with portraits of essential workers - amNewYork

BY JESSICA PARKS As Brooklyn continues to grapple with the outbreak of novel coronavirus, a cohort of local artists are filling the walls of a Read full article: Brooklyn artists decorate Domino Park wi...→

Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling remote transactions and easing fuel tax

Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling remote transactions and easing fuel tax

LANSING (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two new executive orders Tuesday that extend orders made in April that enable remote transactions and fuel tax re [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling rem...→

Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy proves all workers are essential: 'Language always matters'

Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy proves all workers are essential: 'Language always matters'

“Returning the Favor” host Mike Rowe questioned the widespread use of the term "essential worker" on "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday, arguing that many industries [...] Read full article: Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy p...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Essential Workers

Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Essential Workers

Essential workers commuting across the Ambassador Bridge will no longer pay tolls during the COVID-19 pandemic starting Thursday. Read full article: Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Ess...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

Los Angeles is in the process of reopening slowly after shutting down to slow the spread of coronavirus. But because restrictions are gradually easing, Garcett [...] Read full article: 'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Order...→

'That means PPE works': Lower COVID-19 infection rates in essential workers gives Cuomo optimism - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo marveled Wednesday at the low infection rates of essential workers as he reviewed the most recent stats during his daily pandemic Read full article: 'That means PPE works': Lower COVID-19 i...→

What PA counties risk losing if they defy Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders

What PA counties risk losing if they defy Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders

Wolf’s name does not normally appear next to the word “attack.” But these are not normal times. Read full article: What PA counties risk losing if they def...→

NYC restaurant feeding essential workers during coronavirus crisis

NYC restaurant feeding essential workers during coronavirus crisis

A West Village restaurant has transformed itself into a delivery service for essential workers on the frontlines of COVID-19. Read full article: NYC restaurant feeding essential workers...→

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

'Working in low-income neighborhoods and in pockets of poverty in gentrified neighborhoods, these organizations have quickly pivoted to operating remotely whil [...] Read full article: Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also ...→

NYC homeless services workers forced to wear trash bags as coronavirus PPE: union

NYC homeless services workers forced to wear trash bags as coronavirus PPE: union

Department of Homeless Services laborers tasked with helping move the Big Apple’s least fortunate in and out of shelters are wearing trash bags to protect them [...] Read full article: NYC homeless services workers forced to ...→

Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Maryland Essential Workers

Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Maryland Essential Workers

Maryland residents will have a high-flying salute to first responders and essential workers as the National Guard plans to conduct a celebratory flyover across [...] Read full article: Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Mar...→

NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. Cuomo

NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. Cuomo

New York’s frontline healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus at a rate significantly below that of the general population, according to antibody tes [...] Read full article: NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus...→

Frontline flyover: Maryland National Guard to honor essential workers during coronavirus | WTOP

The Maryland National Guard will conduct flyovers across the state Friday in honor of workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Frontline flyover: Maryland National Gua...→

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he feels Colorado has been successful in acquiring vital personal protection equipment for health care workers and first res [...] Read full article: Colorado has received millions of masks ...→

Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Essential Workers on Edge

Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Essential Workers on Edge

More than 200,000 DACA recipients nationwide are considered essential workers in the pandemic. Read full article: Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Ess...→

Calling all essential workers: Freebies and more up for grabs

Calling all essential workers: Freebies and more up for grabs

Companies and individuals are sharing the love with free services, giveaways and sweepstakes Nominate a hero Seattle-based beverage brand Sparkling Ice wants t [...] Read full article: Calling all essential workers: Freebies ...→

Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the table’ if NYC doesn’t receive federal stimulus, mayor says

Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the table’ if NYC doesn’t receive federal stimulus, mayor says

Mayor Bill de Blasio said furloughing or laying off essential workers is a possibility if New York City doesn't receive federal stimulus funds needed to assist [...] Read full article: Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the...→

Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling remote transactions and easing fuel tax

Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling remote transactions and easing fuel tax

LANSING (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two new executive orders Tuesday that extend orders made in April that enable remote transactions and fuel tax re [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling rem...→

Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic? Why Many Essential Workers Won’t Be Paid More

Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic? Why Many Essential Workers Won’t Be Paid More

Lots of people are still showing up to work every day during the virus crisis, putting themselves at risk. Some are asking whether they should be getting hazar [...] Read full article: Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic?...→

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

The owner of a Miramar barbershop said he’s keeping his doors open in defiance of emergency orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic requiring non-essential [...] Read full article: ‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keepin...→

Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy proves all workers are essential: 'Language always matters'

Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy proves all workers are essential: 'Language always matters'

“Returning the Favor” host Mike Rowe questioned the widespread use of the term "essential worker" on "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday, arguing that many industries [...] Read full article: Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy p...→

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Since her shop was forced to close over two months ago, she's been transforming it to comply with social distancing standards. Read full article: Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reo...→

Meijer adjusting store hours, extending shopping times for seniors, essential workers

Meijer adjusting store hours, extending shopping times for seniors, essential workers

Meijer announced Thursday it is adjusting store hours so people get their essentials and extending store hours for those who may need extra time. Read full article: Meijer adjusting store hours, extending ...→

Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives A Shout Out To Essential Workers

Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives A Shout Out To Essential Workers

Looking like he's spent time on a deserted island with Tom Hanks, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr took time Wednesday night to give a shout out to [...] Read full article: Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives ...→

WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the

WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the "best and worst of us" as essential workers around the world are attacked doing their job

Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies director, said it had recorded more than 35 "quite serious" incidents in 11 countries in April involving attacks on individ [...] Read full article: WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the "b...→

White House Orders West Wing Staff to Wear Masks

White House Orders West Wing Staff to Wear Masks

The White House is directing West Wing officials to wear masks unless they are at their desks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: White House Orders West Wing Staff to We...→

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Some Pennsylvania businesses are reopening their doors for trade in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despit...→

Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Shirts Supporting Essential Workers

Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Shirts Supporting Essential Workers

When the tattoo shops closed, Stephens designed T-shirts to support his family — and essential workers. Read full article: Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Sh...→

Warren joins NYC Council to push for increased protections for essential workers

Warren joins NYC Council to push for increased protections for essential workers

Warren joined local lawmakers who are pushing bills to provide paid sick leave, increased pay and whistleblower protections for frontline workers. Read full article: Warren joins NYC Council to push for inc...→

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces...→

Our country's talent lies with our essential workers

Might our dependence on this talent pool during this incredible time in our country make us truly see them for the assets that they are? Read full article: Our country's talent lies with our essen...→

Artist paints hope mural for essential workers

A new mural at the Atlantic Terminal Mall is spelling out a message of hope in a big way.  Read full article: Artist paints hope mural for essential w...→

Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, Expanded Workers' Compensation Announced By Gov. Newsom

Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, Expanded Workers' Compensation Announced By Gov. Newsom

Keeping Californians working with confidence as they increasingly begin to return to a reopening economy was the focus of two new announcements by Gov. Gavin N [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, E...→

Workers’ comp extended to all essential workers infected with coronavirus

Workers’ comp extended to all essential workers infected with coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new executive order will capture essential workers across all sectors, he said Wednesday. Read full article: Workers’ comp extended to all essential ...→

Brooklyn artists decorate Domino Park with portraits of essential workers - amNewYork

BY JESSICA PARKS As Brooklyn continues to grapple with the outbreak of novel coronavirus, a cohort of local artists are filling the walls of a Read full article: Brooklyn artists decorate Domino Park wi...→

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essential workers with new 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essential workers with new 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video

Barbra Streisand is paying tribute to essential workers with a new music video for the song “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” from the musical "Carousel." Read full article: Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essenti...→

Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Inslee's Orders

Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Inslee's Orders

Saying he was not worried about being in trouble for running his business without the government's permission, a Washington barber is filling chairs after defy [...] Read full article: Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Ins...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Since her shop was forced to close over two months ago, she's been transforming it to comply with social distancing standards. Read full article: Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reo...→

Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Essential Workers

Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Essential Workers

Essential workers commuting across the Ambassador Bridge will no longer pay tolls during the COVID-19 pandemic starting Thursday. Read full article: Ambassador Bridge To Waive Tolls For Ess...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

Meijer adjusting store hours, extending shopping times for seniors, essential workers

Meijer adjusting store hours, extending shopping times for seniors, essential workers

Meijer announced Thursday it is adjusting store hours so people get their essentials and extending store hours for those who may need extra time. Read full article: Meijer adjusting store hours, extending ...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives A Shout Out To Essential Workers

Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives A Shout Out To Essential Workers

Looking like he's spent time on a deserted island with Tom Hanks, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr took time Wednesday night to give a shout out to [...] Read full article: Bearded Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Gives ...→

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Angelenos To Wear Masks Whenever Leaving Home

Los Angeles is in the process of reopening slowly after shutting down to slow the spread of coronavirus. But because restrictions are gradually easing, Garcett [...] Read full article: 'It's Simple': Mayor Eric Garcetti Order...→

WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the

WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the "best and worst of us" as essential workers around the world are attacked doing their job

Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies director, said it had recorded more than 35 "quite serious" incidents in 11 countries in April involving attacks on individ [...] Read full article: WHO says COVID-19 is bringing out the "b...→

'That means PPE works': Lower COVID-19 infection rates in essential workers gives Cuomo optimism - amNewYork

Governor Andrew Cuomo marveled Wednesday at the low infection rates of essential workers as he reviewed the most recent stats during his daily pandemic Read full article: 'That means PPE works': Lower COVID-19 i...→

What PA counties risk losing if they defy Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders

What PA counties risk losing if they defy Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders

Wolf’s name does not normally appear next to the word “attack.” But these are not normal times. Read full article: What PA counties risk losing if they def...→

White House Orders West Wing Staff to Wear Masks

White House Orders West Wing Staff to Wear Masks

The White House is directing West Wing officials to wear masks unless they are at their desks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: White House Orders West Wing Staff to We...→

NYC restaurant feeding essential workers during coronavirus crisis

NYC restaurant feeding essential workers during coronavirus crisis

A West Village restaurant has transformed itself into a delivery service for essential workers on the frontlines of COVID-19. Read full article: NYC restaurant feeding essential workers...→

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Some Pennsylvania businesses are reopening their doors for trade in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despit...→

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

'Working in low-income neighborhoods and in pockets of poverty in gentrified neighborhoods, these organizations have quickly pivoted to operating remotely whil [...] Read full article: Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also ...→

Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Shirts Supporting Essential Workers

Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Shirts Supporting Essential Workers

When the tattoo shops closed, Stephens designed T-shirts to support his family — and essential workers. Read full article: Tattoo Artist Nate Stephens Creates T-Sh...→

NYC homeless services workers forced to wear trash bags as coronavirus PPE: union

NYC homeless services workers forced to wear trash bags as coronavirus PPE: union

Department of Homeless Services laborers tasked with helping move the Big Apple’s least fortunate in and out of shelters are wearing trash bags to protect them [...] Read full article: NYC homeless services workers forced to ...→

Warren joins NYC Council to push for increased protections for essential workers

Warren joins NYC Council to push for increased protections for essential workers

Warren joined local lawmakers who are pushing bills to provide paid sick leave, increased pay and whistleblower protections for frontline workers. Read full article: Warren joins NYC Council to push for inc...→

Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Maryland Essential Workers

Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Maryland Essential Workers

Maryland residents will have a high-flying salute to first responders and essential workers as the National Guard plans to conduct a celebratory flyover across [...] Read full article: Military Flyover Scheduled to Salute Mar...→

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces...→

NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. Cuomo

NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus at below-average rate: Gov. Cuomo

New York’s frontline healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus at a rate significantly below that of the general population, according to antibody tes [...] Read full article: NYC healthcare workers catch coronavirus...→

Our country's talent lies with our essential workers

Might our dependence on this talent pool during this incredible time in our country make us truly see them for the assets that they are? Read full article: Our country's talent lies with our essen...→

Frontline flyover: Maryland National Guard to honor essential workers during coronavirus | WTOP

The Maryland National Guard will conduct flyovers across the state Friday in honor of workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Frontline flyover: Maryland National Gua...→

Artist paints hope mural for essential workers

A new mural at the Atlantic Terminal Mall is spelling out a message of hope in a big way.  Read full article: Artist paints hope mural for essential w...→

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he feels Colorado has been successful in acquiring vital personal protection equipment for health care workers and first res [...] Read full article: Colorado has received millions of masks ...→

Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, Expanded Workers' Compensation Announced By Gov. Newsom

Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, Expanded Workers' Compensation Announced By Gov. Newsom

Keeping Californians working with confidence as they increasingly begin to return to a reopening economy was the focus of two new announcements by Gov. Gavin N [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: New Testing Sites, E...→

Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Essential Workers on Edge

Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Essential Workers on Edge

More than 200,000 DACA recipients nationwide are considered essential workers in the pandemic. Read full article: Looming DACA Ruling Has Thousands of Ess...→

Workers’ comp extended to all essential workers infected with coronavirus

Workers’ comp extended to all essential workers infected with coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new executive order will capture essential workers across all sectors, he said Wednesday. Read full article: Workers’ comp extended to all essential ...→

Calling all essential workers: Freebies and more up for grabs

Calling all essential workers: Freebies and more up for grabs

Companies and individuals are sharing the love with free services, giveaways and sweepstakes Nominate a hero Seattle-based beverage brand Sparkling Ice wants t [...] Read full article: Calling all essential workers: Freebies ...→

Brooklyn artists decorate Domino Park with portraits of essential workers - amNewYork

BY JESSICA PARKS As Brooklyn continues to grapple with the outbreak of novel coronavirus, a cohort of local artists are filling the walls of a Read full article: Brooklyn artists decorate Domino Park wi...→

Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the table’ if NYC doesn’t receive federal stimulus, mayor says

Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the table’ if NYC doesn’t receive federal stimulus, mayor says

Mayor Bill de Blasio said furloughing or laying off essential workers is a possibility if New York City doesn't receive federal stimulus funds needed to assist [...] Read full article: Furlough of essential workers is ‘on the...→

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essential workers with new 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essential workers with new 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video

Barbra Streisand is paying tribute to essential workers with a new music video for the song “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” from the musical "Carousel." Read full article: Barbra Streisand pays tribute to essenti...→

Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling remote transactions and easing fuel tax

Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling remote transactions and easing fuel tax

LANSING (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two new executive orders Tuesday that extend orders made in April that enable remote transactions and fuel tax re [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer extends orders enabling rem...→

Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Inslee's Orders

Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Inslee's Orders

Saying he was not worried about being in trouble for running his business without the government's permission, a Washington barber is filling chairs after defy [...] Read full article: Washington Barber Opens Despite Gov. Ins...→

Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic? Why Many Essential Workers Won’t Be Paid More

Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic? Why Many Essential Workers Won’t Be Paid More

Lots of people are still showing up to work every day during the virus crisis, putting themselves at risk. Some are asking whether they should be getting hazar [...] Read full article: Who Gets ‘Hazard Pay’ During a Pandemic?...→

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

The owner of a Miramar barbershop said he’s keeping his doors open in defiance of emergency orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic requiring non-essential [...] Read full article: ‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keepin...→

Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy proves all workers are essential: 'Language always matters'

Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy proves all workers are essential: 'Language always matters'

“Returning the Favor” host Mike Rowe questioned the widespread use of the term "essential worker" on "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday, arguing that many industries [...] Read full article: Mike Rowe says coronavirus-hit economy p...→