October 02, 2020
The coronavirus continues to influence the lives and livelihoods of these in our group and world wide. My spouse Betty and I are praying for the President and First Woman, and need them a speedy restoration. This can be a sobering reminder that COVID-19 can influence anybody. You possibly can play a job in stopping the unfold of COVID-19 by washing your palms regularly; working towards social distancing; and sporting a masks in public. By taking these actions, you’re serving to to avoid wasting lives.
Yesterday, the Home of Representatives handed an updated version of the Heroes Act to handle the rising well being and financial wants of the American folks because the coronavirus pandemic continues. The invoice contains new provisions to assist small companies; present further help for households; and allocate extra funds to bolster schooling and childcare. It additionally maintains key priorities set forth within the unique Heroes Act that handed the Home in Could to honor our frontline employees; assist COVID-19 testing, tracing and remedy; present financial assist within the type of direct funds to People; and restore unemployment advantages, amongst different objects. My hope is that Republicans within the Senate will settle for this proposal to supply reduction to hundreds of thousands of People who’re struggling drastically due to this pandemic.
It isn’t too late to fill out the 2020 Census. A full and honest Census rely will assist our group obtain the funding it wants to learn native colleges, hospitals, emergency administration programs and extra. In case you have not finished so already, please head to My2020Census.gov and reply now – particularly when you reside within the yellow or orange areas under. Please additionally encourage your pals and neighbors to reply. By doing so, you will be part of making a brighter future for our group for the subsequent 10 years.
Because of the current stabilization of COVID-19 numbers in LA County, the Board of Supervisors accepted a number of suggestions for the staggered reopening of some sectors of the economic system permitted by the state for counties in Tier 1 of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Beginning September 30th and over the subsequent eight days, nail salons, cardrooms, indoor buying malls and out of doors playgrounds might be allowed to reopen as soon as they implement the required protocols to restrict the unfold of COVID-19. The re-openings will happen with restrictions in place. Nail salons and indoor buying facilities might solely reopen at 25 % capability; cardrooms might reopen for out of doors gaming solely; and out of doors playgrounds can solely reopen with the approval of cities and the County Parks and Recreation Division. For particular info on the re-opening protocols, click on here. The dates for every sector’s re-opening are under.
As well as, the LA County Division of Public Well being will reopen the varsity waiver program for in-person instruction for grades TK-2 subsequent week. This system might be restricted to 30 colleges per week and can prioritize colleges with extra college students who qualify at no cost or diminished meals. To be taught extra in regards to the faculty waiver course of, click on here.
This press launch was produced by the Venice Chamber of Commerce. The views expressed are the writer’s personal.