Request from Care New England for face shields and masks


Request from Care New England for Face Shields and Masks
Chamber member Care New England Health System has reached out to us to inquire whether any of our members have a supply of face shields, N95 masks or regular masks (surgical masks and procedure masks). They would be very appreciative of donations of the shields and masks or would be willing to purchase them.
ProJo: Rescue Bill Will Send $1.25B to R.I. Govt.,
$1,200 to Most Adults

Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Jack Reed, part of a 20-senator bipartisan working group that hashed out the deal in talks that began last week, said the plan includes a $150-billion State Stabilization Fund with a minimum $1.25 billion going to each state. The package includes an expansion of unemployment insurance benefits, assistance to struggling businesses, aid to hospitals and direct payments to households. Also from the ProJo: Here’s what’s in the historic stimulus package for coronavirus
Gov. Raimondo, Dr. Alexander-Scott Announce
New Guidelines for Large Retailers

Governor Gina Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott have announced new guidelines issued by the Department of Business Regulation for retailers and grocers as part of the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Next week, on April 1, you can help Rhode Island nonprofits by supporting 401Gives. 401Gives is Rhode Island’s 24-hour virtual giving day to support the nonprofits that help make our community a great place to live and provide vital services in times of crisis. Many nonprofits are stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic and need funding to continue their work.
During these complicated times, Chamber member ToGoBOX is happy to be able to support medical institutions and facilities with their no-contact lunch delivery service.