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4/2/2020

  • Paycheck protection check launches tomorrow
  • Up to 100% forgivable as long as employers keep paying workers.
  • If not required to file a tax return, you don’t have to (Social security recipients)
  • Issuing new guidelines to protect elderly, suspended entry of all medically unnecessary Personnel, assign same staff to same residents consistently, designate separate areas for health/sick residents
  • Every effort to provide relief to veterans
  • 100k tests per day, accurate tests, moving rapidly, more than any other country in the world
  • Authorized the first antibody test by cellex, identify people who recovered/immune response
  • Azar/Wolf to use any and all authority under DPA to make sure domestic partners have have all materials they need to make vents
  • Over 100k being built/soon to be started
  • Will issue more orders for dpa
  • Signed an element of the act against 3M dor facemasks
  • Gm is very soon going to be doing prod for vents
  • Fema continues to deliver resources to areas most affected 
  • 3k beds to Javits center., 48 icu beds
  • Javits being converted to COVID hospital
  • 2k500 or 2k900 hospital with jabbot
  • Staffed by military and fed gov
  • Two other facilities which were asking in LO and Dallas, will be doing those/staffing with military and fed gov
  • Comfort docked in ny for patients that are Non-COVID affected.
  • 4m n95 masks, 1.8 m surgical masks, 460k face shields 4,400 vents to city and state of ny
  • nyc.gov/helpnow for folks who want to help
  • Not the time to conduct partisan investigations, no wasting time
  • Took the test, took a minute, took 14/15 minutes to get results is negative for covid 19
  • Vents will eventually be worth $5 once they get the stockpile filled
  • On the healthcare marketplace: We’re going to try to get a cash payment to people
  • Putin sent us some medical high quality stuff

Trump ^

  • 236k tested positive, over 5k have passed
  • Military personnel will operate COVID facilities
  • 7600 vents sent out

Mike Pence

  • Getting real time data from states for supplies
  • The states put in the requests for the vents, and they are granted

Jared Kushner

  • Resources pushed out by fed gov: 
  • Surgical Masks 27.1 m pushed out to state gov
  • 19.5 m n95 masks
  • 22.4 m gloves
  • FS: 5.2m
  • Vents: 7640
  • 400 to mi, 500 to wa, 4400 to ny, 150 to lo, 850 to NJ vents
  • 100k vents acquired by june is the goal
  • Air Bridge:6 flights completed
  • Normally takes 37 days from overseas product loaded, to the US and distributed. To prime the pump, lined on an airbridge to get product here faster 
  • Finding pockets of PPE that may not be in the supply chain
  • 28 flights scheduled
  • Data:
  • Brought all distributors in, we need to make informed decisions and we’re making informed allocation decision supply chain tower
  • Expanding industrial base
  • This product they’re moving is commercial product to the commercial systems
  • Several thousand vents in month of may on the way

Admiral Polzchez (Logistics and supplies)

  • Prioritizing emergency capital for small businesses
  • Will forgive the loan for job retention
  • Advances for SBA disaster loans, forgiveness for the next 6 months on loans
  • Sba.gov
  • Concerned about every small business. 30 million small businesses they’re worried about. 

Joe Vita Coranz

  • Committed to get the program up tomorrow, both teams working until 4AM, and kept working today
  • 500 or fewer people, contact your lenders, you get the money same day, pay workers, you have 8 weeks to bring them back
  • Raise the interest rate to 1%
  • Economic Payback Payments within 2 weeks, the first payments will be direct deposited into folks accounts, anyone who’s a SS recipient will get it deposited directly
  • 50% credit 5k per person for employers
  • President has talked about infrastructure, if we run out of money with the small business money we’re heading back to Congress to get another one.
  • Airlines need money, working closely with DOT
  • Not a bailout for the airlines
  • Incentive is these are loans that turn into grants, you can hire your people back, you get money for their medical, your electricity, it doesn’t cost the business owners anything
  • Independent contractor/sole proprietor will be able to use the program next week, and charities, includes faith organizations under the PPP/New SBA program

Steve Manuchen

  • President signing an order on the black market where people are bidding against each other on ppe and it’s driving the prices up, domestic sources here are being exported, tomorrow is bringing the order than empowers customs and boarder protection (USPS/UPS) to deal with the issue.
  • If you’ve got inventory you gotta call FEMA 
  • Got an urgent sos from police homicide detectives have to go into houses to deal with covid: solved it in two phone calls: within 2 hours 50 gallon drums on ups truck to nypd and other ppe
  • Medicine, masks and vents: Over 50 countries have done export restrictions, no matter how many treaties, when push comes to shove you run the risk of not having what you need

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  • Don’t get a false sense of security that you’re protected with a mask
  • Wearing a mask is not a substitute for the slow the spread
  • Still missing 50% of data from testing and reporting
  • Data driven requests being granted for vents
  • healthdata.org

Debra Birx

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