COVID-19, 2020 UPDATE:
To date, 10 reported cases IN Montana, 30 total individuals monitored by health officials with only 4 currently being monitored. 509 tested by the state lab. No deaths.
The Senate passed phase 2 of an emergency funding measure containing paid sick leave and unemployment assistance, among other things.
Treasury Department rolls out plan for $250 billion in direct payments to Americans, proposed to start April 6. Possibly a 2nd round of “checks” for early May.
President Trump invoked Defense Production Act to deploy two hospital ships and enable increased medical supply production.
Albertsons Grocery stores will reserve Tuesday and Thursday 7am – 9am shopping hours across their 2200 stores for high-risk members of community.
2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1, 2020.
Meme of the day: “Make sure you stock up on kindness, patience, flexibility, generosity, creativity, and love. Keep giving them away as best and as often as you can.”