Honoring Our Veterans this Memorial Day

May 22, 2020

Memorial Day is a moment where we remember and honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, parades and other public events have been canceled. However, there are still safe ways to honor those who gave their life for our country. Check out this Hartford Courant article for some ideas.

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Resources for Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence

May 13, 2020

The COVID-19/coronavirus public health emergency has created safety implications for residents across the state. With the implementation of social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, there is an increased risk of domestic violence as vulnerable residents become further isolated and additional pressures develop that may exacerbate an already abusive relationship.

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Celebrate National Nurses Week

May 6, 2020

Today is National Nurses Day and the beginning of Nurses Week, May 6th – 12th and I want to make sure to thank them for their selfless commitment!

Nurses have always been on the frontlines of care and an integral part of a healthcare system that would quickly fall apart and fail without them. This is especially relevant now as the country deals with the challenges of a pandemic that has brought them to the national spotlight.

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Unemployment Benefits for the Self-Employed

April 30, 2020

The Department of Labor has released unemployment assistance guidance for gig workers and the self-employed. Here is their announcement:

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