Whitmer: Feds told vendors not to send medical supplies to Michigan (Crain’s Detroit Business)

Crain’s Detroit Business: Whitmer: Feds told vendors not to send medical supplies to Michigan. “Gov. Gretchen Whitmer suggested Friday that a growing rift with the White House is affecting shipments of medical supplies to Michigan amid exponential growth in confirmed coronavirus cases.”

NBC San Diego: California Department of Corrections Unveils New Tool to Track COVID-19 Cases

NBC San Diego: California Department of Corrections Unveils New Tool to Track COVID-19 Cases. “The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) have unveiled a new tool to track COVID-19 cases among California’s incarcerated population. On Wednesday, CDCR and CCHCS unveiled a patient testing tracker, which displays the number of incarcerated patients who have been tested for COVID-19, have tested negative, tested positive, have recovered, or have died, all by the institution.”

CNET: Put a stop to coronavirus price gouging, state AGs tell Amazon, Facebook and others

CNET: Put a stop to coronavirus price gouging, state AGs tell Amazon, Facebook and others. “Thirty-four state attorneys general are calling on companies like Amazon, Craigslist, Facebook, eBay and Walmart to take a harder stance of price gouging in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The letters to each company cite specific examples, like a Craigslist ad for a 2-liter bottle of Purell Advanced hand sanitizer with a $250 price tag. While the attorneys general acknowledge that these companies have taken steps toward curtailing price gouging, the latter calls for further action.”

KNAU: New Website Seeks To Bond Arizonans During Coronavirus Outbreak

KNAU (Arizona): New Website Seeks To Bond Arizonans During Coronavirus Outbreak. “Governor Doug Ducey has launched the ‘Arizona Together’ initiative to support citizens statewide during the COVID-19 outbreak. In a news release, the governor said the program will connect individuals and businesses to resources, raising money for community organizations and providing information on volunteer opportunities.”

WDBO (Florida): State Dept. of Health now offers COVID-19 breakdown by city

WDBO: State Dept. of Health now offers COVID-19 breakdown by city. “The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) announced a new tool to keep residents informed about the status of the COVID-19 or coronavirus. A new COVID-19 dashboard is now available to the public and it will be updated twice a day. The case-by-case daily report will now include city-level data which will allow residents to better understand their situation.”

Hunterdon Review (New Jersey): State will match talent with opportunities on coronavirus outbreak front lines

Hunterton Review (New Jersey): State will match talent with opportunities on coronavirus outbreak front lines. “The state is building a centralized resource to match talent with opportunities in industries on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. The state is starting the roll-out of this new tool with critical industries like grocery stores, shipping and logistics, healthcare, janitorial services, and warehousing, but over time it will expand to work with all industries that need to tap into New Jersey’s best-in-class talent pool during this extraordinary time.”

WBIW: Indiana 211 Adding Resources to Assist Hoosiers in Need with COVID-19

WBIW: Indiana 211 Adding Resources to Assist Hoosiers in Need with COVID-19. “Indiana 211 is adding additional resources for Hoosiers in need of assistance connecting with health and human services agencies in their local communities. Indiana 211 has created a new website to serve as a clearinghouse of information on COVID-19 resources. The organization is also adding 20-30 new navigators to handle the increased call volume.”