COVID-19 News: April 7, 2020

If you need to occasionally read something that inspires happiness, residents of Naples have been lowering “solidarity baskets” to give food to those most in need during the pandemic. If you’d like to read a little about the practice, NPR published this story.

In other news:

  • As you’ve likely seen from the League update, The Judicial Council has adopted emergency rules. Click here to read them.
  • SFMTA (Muni) has reduced its service down to 17 lines due to COVID-19.
    • The 17 core routes that will remain in service, with some modifications include: N Judah Bus, L Taraval Bus, T Third Bus, 1 California, 8 Bayshore, 9 San Bruno, 14 Mission, 14R Mission Rapid, 19 Polk, 22 Fillmore, 24 Divisadero, 25 Treasure Island, 29 Sunset, 38 Geary, 38R Geary Rapid, 44 O’Shaughnessy, 49 Van Ness/Mission
  • The California Labor Federation has written a letter to the State Legislature with a list of COVID-19 related actions they are requesting. The letter includes significant cost items as well as requests such as “no waivers for meet and confer requirements” during the COVID-19 crisis. The full letter is linked here.
  • If you are still answering questions about the regulations and temporary rules regarding FFCRA, the wage and hour division created a brief and easy to understand training. You can find the slide deck here.
  • If you have questions about the new rules surrounding telehealth and how they interact with HIPAA, HHS created a useful FAQs sheet.

For more information about COVID-19’s impact on California’s political and administrative landscape, visit our coronavirus webpage.

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