The people who drive, clean, and maintain Connecticut’s buses say more needs to be done to keep them, and their passengers, safe during the pandemic.
The Governor’s Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group held a virtual roundtable Thursday morning regarding how best to balance health and the economy.
News 8 has confirmed that the Connecticut National Guard will augment the Department of Health inspectors as they visit nursing homes and long term care facilities that have patients with coronavirus.
With 43% of all COVID-19 deaths in Connecticut occurring among nursing home patients, the National Guard is now stepping in to assist the Department of Public Health monitor infection control and PPE at all nursing and assisted living facilities in the state.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — When the Kalispel Tribe of Indians closed its casino as the coronavirus took hold in Washington state, it essentially shut down its economy. That difficult choice has played out nationwide as some 500 Native American casinos have voluntarily closed during the pandemic, often taking away tribes’ main source of income in […]
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Florida’s two largest counties plan partial reopening. — China to test all residents of […]
Essential workers are asking Governor Ned Lamont to issue an executive order mandating worker’s compensation if they catch COVID-19 on the job.
CT residents are telling News 8 that nursing homes are informing them of sick family members when it’s too late.
Employees of highway rest stops in Milford, Darien say facilities weren’t disinfected after workers tested positive for coronavirus
Service plaza employees in Milford are protesting for better protection and a safer place to work after some of their own tested positive for COVID-19.
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — UN increases amount of appeal to fight coronavirus to $6.7 billion — Democrats on […]