The Bellevue Bulletin

COVID-19 Update 17 July, 2020

COVID-19 Update 17 July, 2020

Federal  HHS to send $10B to hospitals in coronavirus hot spots as surge continues HHS said Friday it will deliver an additional $10 billion in federal relief dollars to hospitals in new coronavirus hot spots areas as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the South and overwhelm some hospitals. HHS said its second round of ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 15 July, 2020

COVID-19 Update 15 July, 2020

Federal Federal stockpile is thin amid coronavirus surge, internal documents show According to internal federal government documents, medical professionals are concerned that they will not have the personal protective equipment available if coronavirus cases continue to surge. The Strategic National Stockpile and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have fewer than 900,000 gloves in reserve – ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 13 July, 2020

COVID-19 Update 13 July, 2020

Federal  Pandemic upends Trump’s plans to shrink health care safety net President Donald Trump has moved to forcefully push unprecedented limits on government health assistance for the poor, trying to follow through on conservatives’ long-held goals for reshaping the health care safety net. As the November election approaches with millions out of work, there’s a ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 10 July, 2020

COVID-19 Update 10 July, 2020

Federal  Pediatricians split with Trump on school reopening threats The American Academy of Pediatrics is joining teacher’s unions and school superintendents in blasting the Trump administration as they threaten to withhold federal funds from schools that do not fully reopen in the fall. The support of the children’s doctors with unions and superintendents is significant, ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 08 July, 2020

COVID-19 Update 08 July, 2020

Federal  Congress wary on future aid as well-connected businesses rake in millions The revelation that well-heeled businesses and nonprofits benefited from emergency small business loans is making it more likely that Congress will impose new limits on aid in its next rescue plan for employers and workers. Lawmakers found out this week that recipients of ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates 06 July, 2020

COVID-19 Updates 06 July, 2020

 Employers Find Testing Employees More Trouble Than It’s Worth Many employers are not going to mass test their employees when they reopen citing cost and that tests only measure one point in time.  Although tests are supposed to be covered by insurance, many insurers do not cover multiple tests, which has also caused issues for ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update July 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update July 1, 2020

Federal  CDC CAUTIONS COLLEGES AGAINST ‘ENTRY TESTING’ FOR COVID-19: The CDC is cautioning colleges and universities against testing all of their students and faculty for the novel coronavirus before allowing them onto campus.  The CDC suggested broader testing for people who have been in contact with infected patients in settings where the disease can quickly ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Relief PA Statewide Small Business Assistance

COVID-19 Relief PA Statewide Small Business Assistance

Please reach out to Julie Platt MPH/MSW, (julie@bellevuestrategies.com) if you have questions about how to apply for this fund. Bellevue Strategies can walk you through the process.  What can the grants be used for?  Payroll  Medical leave  Healthcare  Rent  Utilities  Marketing related to COVID-19  Technology to run business as a result of COVID-19  Eligibility:  Be ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Update 24 June, 2020

COVID-19 Update 24 June, 2020

Important update on COVID-19 Relief PA Statewide Small Business Assistance :   The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19. This is not a first-come, first-served program. There will be multiple rounds of application windows.  The first ... Read More
 
COVID-19 Updates 22 June, 2020

COVID-19 Updates 22 June, 2020

Federal  ‘We are filling the stockpile in anticipation of a possible problem in the fall’: Government preparing for coronavirus second wave Safe is always better than sorry, and so, the United States is “Filling a stockpile in anticipation of a possible problem in the fall,” said White House trade adviser Peter Navarro.  Dr. Anthony Fauci ... Read More