Watch Live @ 12: Gov. Charlie Baker Tours Gillette Stadium Mass COVID Vaccination Site
FOXBORO (CBS) – Governor Charlie Baker will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon after touring the mass COVID vaccination site that opened this week at Gillette Stadium. You can watch it live at 12 p.m. on CBSN Boston in the video above. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will join Baker for the update in Foxboro. The facility at Gillette Stadium opened for first responders on Monday by appointment only. Later in the afternoon, Baker and Polito will join Sec. of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy at the Statehouse to make an announcement about the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program. (Source: WBZ-TV - Break...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated Local Coronavirus Foxboro News Gov. Charlie Baker Source Type: news

South Africa: Young, Black, Female, Winemaker - Siwela Masoga Faces Tough Times As Booze Ban Drags On
[Daily Maverick] While debate continues to rage around the ban on alcohol sales, small businesses are reeling under this disastrous regulation. One of them is Siwela Wines, run by a young, black woman - a rarity in an industry dominated by white men. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Covid-19 Beach Closures Hit Small Businesses in Plettenberg Bay
[GroundUp] Sonwabo Micheal Somfele has been a sand sculptor for more than four years at Lookout Beach in Plettenberg Bay, but since the closure of the beaches and with fewer tourists around, he is struggling to make ends meet. Photo: Siphokazi Mnyobe (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

SBA: Ensuring Equal Treatment for Faith-Based Organizations in SBA's Loan and Disaster Assistance Programs
Notice of proposed rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) that would amend certain regulatory provisions in order to allow faith-based organizations to participate in SBA business loan and disaster assistance programs. Comments are due by February 18, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 19, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Who Cares? Putting Carers On The Global Agenda
Social entrepreneur Anil Patil is working to formalize employment and protections for South Asia's caregivers who devote their lives to helping others navigate chronic illness, disability, or age. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashoka, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Small Business Pulse Survey
The Census Bureau is seeking approval for and comments on non-substantive changes to the Small Business Pulse Survey to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the functioning of small businesses. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: SBA: Ensuring Equal Treatment for Faith-Based Organizations in SBA's Loan and Disaster Assistance Programs
Pre-publication notice of proposed rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) that would amend certain regulatory provisions in order to allow faith-based organizations to participate in SBA business loan and disaster assistance programs. Comments are due 30 days after the publication of this notice, which is scheduled for January 19, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 15, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

This Startup Booked $5 Million In 3 Months - Despite The Pandemic
Typically, a pandemic creates significant headwinds which limit a business ’s ability to prosper. In the case of R-Zero, COVID-19 was the reason the company was founded. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Greathouse, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

This Startup Booked $5 Million In 3 Months —Despite The Pandemic
Typically, a pandemic creates significant headwinds which limit a business ’s ability to prosper. In the case of R-Zero, COVID-19 was the reason the company was founded. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Greathouse, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans
Notice of interim final rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to implement section 311 of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the Economic Aid Act). Section 311 of the Economic Aid Act allows SBA to guarantee Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans, which are intended to provide additional economic relief to small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This interim final rule is effective January 12, 2021. Comments are by February 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program as Amended by Economic Aid Act
Notice of interim final rule with comment period from the Small Business Administration (SBA) allowing new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers flexibility in choosing 2019 or 2020 as the base period to calculate maximum loan amounts. This interim final rule also consolidates and restates interim final rules regarding borrower eligibility, lender eligibility, and PPP application and origination requirements for new PPP loans. This interim final rule is effective January 12, 2021. Comments are due by February 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans
Pre-publication notice of interim final rule from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to implement section 311 of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (the Economic Aid Act). Section 311 of the Economic Aid Act allows SBA to guarantee Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans, which are intended to provide additional economic relief to small businesses that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This interim final rule is effective January 12, 2021. Comments are due within 30 days of the publication of this notice, which is scheduled for January 14, 2021. (Source...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 13, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Texas Legislature to consider Covid liability protections for businesses
An effort is picking up steam at the Texas Legislature to increase legal protections for businesses when it comes to liability for where someone contracted Covid-19. The Texas Civil Justice League is preparing a bill that would heighten protections for all businesses — including small businesses, nonprofits, health care systems and religious organizations — as long as they were following Covid-19 guidelines from government authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kathryn Hardison Source Type: news

Texas Legislature to consider Covid liability protections for businesses
An effort is picking up steam at the Texas Legislature to increase legal protections for businesses when it comes to liability for where someone contracted Covid-19. The Texas Civil Justice League is preparing a bill that would heighten protections for all businesses — including small businesses, nonprofits, health care systems and religious organizations — as long as they were following Covid-19 guidelines from government authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Kathryn Hardison Source Type: news

Small businesses can start applying for new PPP loans on Monday
For millions of small businesses still struggling to make ends meet, today's the first day to apply for a new, potentially forgivable... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PPP Loans: Everything We Know About Latest Small Business Protection
First-time borrowers get first dibs through community lenders; second-time PPP borrowers can get a $2 million maximum loan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Small-business health benefits startup UnifiHealth raises $1.4M
A startup working to create digital-first, easy-to-understand and more-affordable health benefits for small business has raised $1.4 million, according to a regulatory filing. "It ’s a very personal kind of mission for all of us, to create a better health plan that’s built and tailored for small businesses." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 10, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Small-business health benefits startup UnifiHealth raises $1.4M
A startup working to create digital-first, easy-to-understand and more-affordable health benefits for small business has raised $1.4 million, according to a regulatory filing. "It ’s a very personal kind of mission for all of us, to create a better health plan that’s built and tailored for small businesses." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 10, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Texas Legislature to consider COVID liability protections for businesses
An effort is picking up steam at the Texas Legislature to increase legal protections for businesses when it comes to liability for where someone contracted COVID-19. The Texas Civil Justice League is preparing a bill that would heighten protections for all businesses — including small businesses, nonprofits, health care systems and religious organizations — as long as they were following COVID-19 guidelines from government authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kathryn Hardison Source Type: news

Texas Legislature to consider COVID liability protections for businesses
An effort is picking up steam at the Texas Legislature to increase legal protections for businesses when it comes to liability for where someone contracted COVID-19. The Texas Civil Justice League is preparing a bill that would heighten protections for all businesses — including small businesses, nonprofits, health care systems and religious organizations — as long as they were following COVID-19 guidelines from government authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 9, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Kathryn Hardison Source Type: news

Minority-focused lenders press SBA to delay small business loan launch
Small lenders that cater to underserved communities are warning the Trump administration that they won't be ready for Monday's restart... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SBA: Amendment to Administrative Declarations of Economic Injury Disasters for the Entire United States and U.S. Territories
Notice from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) extending the deadline for filing Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications for economic injury due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new deadline for EIDL applications is December 31, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

PPP Reopens Jan 11
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) re-opens January 11, 2021 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. This round includes $284 billion to help small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic address job retention and other expenses through March 31, 2021. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Baker Extends Massachusetts Capacity, Gathering Limit Restrictions For Another 2 Weeks
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Featured Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Gov. Charlie Baker Source Type: news

Kenya: Unmasking the Covid-19 Burden On Women
[Nation] For a single mother in Garissa, Covid-19 paused her small business that puts food on the table. For the domestic worker in Nakuru, the pandemic meant no job and no food for her children. For countless women across the globe, apart from losing income, the unpaid care and domestic work burden exploded. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Boston Extends Reopening Pause For At Least 3 More Weeks
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Coronavirus Source Type: news

Kenya: Small Businesses Look to Bounce Back in 2021
[Nation] For businesses, this has been a tough year replete with challenges sparked by Covid-19 pandemic, with majority reporting cash flow troubles, high cost of operation, while some firms have closed entirely. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

SBA: Information Collection Available for Public Comment; Paycheck Protection Program
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking public comments on an information collection regarding forms used for application for the Paycheck Protection Program. Comments are due by March 5, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 4, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Northam adds $20M to Covid relief grant program for small businesses
The funding will go to some applicants who are already in the queue. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 30, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Rebecca Cooper Source Type: news

Northam adds $20M to Covid relief grant program for small businesses
The funding will go to some applicants who are already in the queue. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rebecca Cooper Source Type: news

Year in Photos: Adapting to a year of setbacks fueled by the pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic hit Charlotte in March and within weeks the entire city was turned upside down. Many once-thriving businesses were forced to adapt to stay alive through stay-at-home orders and restrictions as the virus spread. Restaurants and breweries pivoted toward takeout and to-go sales to stay afloat. The CBJ newsroom followed six businesses throughout the year in the Small Business, Big Mission project, all of which have survived and some have even thrived through adaptation and perseverance. During… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 30, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Melissa Key Source Type: news

Checks and balances: a business-oriented lens on disaster management and warnings - Mehta AM, Murray S, Hammill C, Dootson P, Langdon RR.
Following disasters, small businesses are critical to community recovery. Yet, factors that affect outcomes (e.g., planning, information needs, and response to warnings) are understudied. To overcome the research record's focus on policy favoured toward... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Small business PPP loan 2.0 recipients may benefit from this key tax change
This round of lending is targeted toward businesses that have been hit hardest by the pandemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Small mom-and-pop businesses that took PPP loans may face a surprise tax bomb
Small businesses that took forgivable loans are getting a handful of tax breaks, including deductions on their federal return. States... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Year in Review: These headlines grabbed the most attention from CBJ readers in 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has all but dominated the lives of most people this year, so it should come as no surprise that the global health crisis and its subsequent business implications hold a prominent spot when it comes to stories that caught the eyes of CBJ's online readers in 2020. The Paycheck Protection Program — the federal government's primary relief initiative launched in April to help struggling small businesses — was among the Covid-related topics that resonated with readers. That included… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jenna Martin Source Type: news

How an L.A. indie bookstore's GoFundMe inspired a small business lifeline
Jane and Raymond Wurwand commit $1 million in grants to support small businesses in Los Angeles County struggling to survive COVID-19. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dorany Pineda Source Type: news

Baker Announces Funding For Businesses Impacted By COVID, Urges Trump To Sign Stimulus Bill
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated Local Coronavirus Gov. Charlie Baker Source Type: news

When Will You Receive A Second Stimulus Check?
(CNN/CBS) — For the second time this year, Americans will be receiving a stimulus check to help ease the strain of the coronavirus pandemic. So when will your check arrive? A second round of stimulus payments was included in a coronavirus relief package passed by Congress Monday night. The deal provides for $600 checks, but experts say it will take at least two weeks for the Treasury to get cash into individuals’ bank accounts after legislation is signed. “The timing could be more challenging this time, but the IRS could likely begin to get the money out in January,” said Howard Gleckman, a sen...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Stimulus Check Source Type: news

Hawaii to receive $1.7B in new federal Covid relief bill
Hawaii will be receiving about $1.7 billion in federal funding as part of an upcoming Covid-19 relief package, congressional officials announced Monday. The funds, which will come from the new $900 billion emergency relief package, includes funding for unemployment assistance, as well as aid for small businesses, schools, vaccine distribution, hospitals and health care workers. The new Covid relief package was included in the annual spending bill, and also includes additional money for Hawaii for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 21, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Hawaii to receive $1.7B in new federal Covid relief bill
Hawaii will be receiving about $1.7 billion in federal funding as part of an upcoming Covid-19 relief package, congressional officials announced Monday. The funds, which will come from the new $900 billion emergency relief package, includes funding for unemployment assistance, as well as aid for small businesses, schools, vaccine distribution, hospitals and health care workers. The new Covid relief package was included in the annual spending bill, and also includes additional money for Hawaii for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 21, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

The U.S. Is On The Verge of Passing Another COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Bill. Here ’s How It Stacks Up to Other Countries’ Economic Responses
In recent weeks, the daily U.S. COVID-19 case and death counts have been hitting all-time highs, while fresh lockdowns and restrictions have been enacted across the country in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus. In response to the economic pain brought on by those measures, Congress is expected to pass a $900 billion economic relief package on Dec. 21. The relief package is a slimmed down version of the CARES Act, passed in late March, which included enhanced unemployment benefits, direct stimulus checks, and funds for schools and health care facilities. The new package is expected to provide a $600 direct stimu...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How the New COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Bill Stacks Up to Other Countries ’ Economic Responses
In recent weeks, the daily U.S. COVID-19 case and death counts have been hitting all-time highs, while fresh lockdowns and restrictions have been enacted across the country in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus. In response to the economic pain brought on by those measures, Congress is expected to pass a $900 billion economic relief package on Dec. 21. The relief package is a slimmed down version of the CARES Act, passed in late March, which included enhanced unemployment benefits, direct stimulus checks, and funds for schools and health care facilities. The new package is expected to provide a $600 direct stimu...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Study published on the well-being of small business workers during COVID-19
This study, published in theJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, examined whether safety and health climates were related to employee well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic in a sample of small businesses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Televangelist Joel Osteen’s Texas megachurch got $4.4 million in COVID-19 relief despite not paying taxes
(Natural News) The CARES Act was put in place by the federal government to help small businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis, but there are some serious questions about some of the parties who have taken advantage of these loans. The latest example is multi-millionaire televangelist Joel Osteen’s Lakewood megachurch, which was given $4.4... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congressional leaders reach deal for nearly $900-billion coronavirus aid package
Congress' leaders reach a bipartisan deal providing direct payments to most Americans, continuing small business loans and extending jobless aid with a bonus. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah D. Wire Source Type: news

COVID-Relief Grants Available to Westmoreland (PA) EMS
Rich Cholodofsky Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. (MCT) Twenty-one nonprofit emergency medical service departments are in line to receive $15,000 COVID-relief grants as part of a new round of awards unveiled Thursday by Westmoreland County commissioners. Officials said nearly $400,000 remaining from grants earmarked for nonprofit agencies will be used to fund the program. “We are under a tight timeline. They will be getting an application today and will have 48 hours to complete it and get it back to us so we can approve it next week,” Commissioner Gina Cerilli said. Money f...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Pennsylvania Source Type: news

COVID-Relief Grants Available to Westmoreland (PA) EMS
Rich Cholodofsky Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. (MCT) Twenty-one nonprofit emergency medical service departments are in line to receive $15,000 COVID-relief grants as part of a new round of awards unveiled Thursday by Westmoreland County commissioners. Officials said nearly $400,000 remaining from grants earmarked for nonprofit agencies will be used to fund the program. “We are under a tight timeline. They will be getting an application today and will have 48 hours to complete it and get it back to us so we can approve it next week,” Commissioner Gina Cerilli said. Money f...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Pennsylvania Source Type: news

COVID-Relief Grants Available to Westmoreland (PA) EMS
Rich Cholodofsky Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. (MCT) Twenty-one nonprofit emergency medical service departments are in line to receive $15,000 COVID-relief grants as part of a new round of awards unveiled Thursday by Westmoreland County commissioners. Officials said nearly $400,000 remaining from grants earmarked for nonprofit agencies will be used to fund the program. “We are under a tight timeline. They will be getting an application today and will have 48 hours to complete it and get it back to us so we can approve it next week,” Commissioner Gina Cerilli said. Money f...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Pennsylvania Source Type: news

COVID-Relief Grants Available to Westmoreland (PA) EMS
Rich Cholodofsky Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. (MCT) Twenty-one nonprofit emergency medical service departments are in line to receive $15,000 COVID-relief grants as part of a new round of awards unveiled Thursday by Westmoreland County commissioners. Officials said nearly $400,000 remaining from grants earmarked for nonprofit agencies will be used to fund the program. “We are under a tight timeline. They will be getting an application today and will have 48 hours to complete it and get it back to us so we can approve it next week,” Commissioner Gina Cerilli said. Money f...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Pennsylvania Source Type: news

COVID-Relief Grants Available to Westmoreland (PA) EMS
Rich Cholodofsky Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. (MCT) Twenty-one nonprofit emergency medical service departments are in line to receive $15,000 COVID-relief grants as part of a new round of awards unveiled Thursday by Westmoreland County commissioners. Officials said nearly $400,000 remaining from grants earmarked for nonprofit agencies will be used to fund the program. “We are under a tight timeline. They will be getting an application today and will have 48 hours to complete it and get it back to us so we can approve it next week,” Commissioner Gina Cerilli said. Money f...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 20, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Coronavirus News News Feed EMS Pennsylvania Source Type: news