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Letter to VP Pence
Re-COVID-19 Supply Shortages
Letter to Secretary Azar
Re- COVID-19 Supply Shortages
Letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leaders McConnell, Schumer, and McCarthy
Re- State Fiscal Relief
Letter to Richard J. Pollack President and Chief Executive Officer American Hospital Association
Letter to Majority Leader McConnell, Majority Whip Thune, Minority Leader Schumer and Minority Whip Durbin
to Support the SNAP Provisions of the HEROES Act
Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McCarthy
Letter to U.S Surgeon General Dr. Adams
Re - CDC Guidelines for PPE
Letter to Social Services
Block Grant Coalition
Letter to Secretary Azar
on Health Care Enrollment from 75 National Organizations
Majority Leader McConnell, Minority Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi, and Minority Leader McCarthy
on passing the TRACE Act
Joint Statement From the National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19 Regarding the Global Coronavirus Pandemic (also known as SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19)
Summary The National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19 strongly recommends that Muslims in North America make every effort to support self-quarantine and social distancing as
CORONAVIRUS - What Should I do?
As the novel coronavirus spreads and the capacity of the nation’s health care systems are stretched, the basic guidance is largely the same nationwide.
State Health Departments have additional information available on their coronavirus websites, which are frequently updated. Some have also set up COVID-19 hotlines. For details about your state health department’s recommendations, testing protocols and where to find additional information > Find Your State Health Department Here.
For national information, see the CDC’s coronavirus website.
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COVID-19 Common Sense Advice for Individuals and Families:
How to make a mask at home
In a time where social distancing leaves so many wondering how they can help others, a group of local physicians and compassionate volunteers came together to make a difference.
At the The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati (ICGC), their community services team of Rahma, developed an operational workflow compatible with social distancing to execute this project including material allocation, video sewing instructions, and coordinated pick & drop. Over 40 volunteers participated in this initiative, and within a week almost 400 handmade masks were made and distributed to four local hospital systems. Each hospital system will determine its own needs and best use of these covers. Many muslim groups across the country have started thier own local grass roots initiavte to help their local health care providers. In the midst of making soley N95 covers, the CDC changed its guidelines, and now recommends all people wear face coverings when in public settings. Groups like Rahma continue to recruit more volunteers to help sew face masks for firefighters, police officers, and their eldery populations.