Concord, NH – Today, Secretary of State Bill Gardner and Attorney General Gordon MacDonald released guidance regarding elections operations during the State of Emergency.
A copy of the guidance document can be found here.
WMUR: List of New Hampshire places of worship live-streaming services
The link below is an article containing a substantial list of places of worship, a link to their stream, and when they will be live.
State Insurance Department: Information for NH Residents Who Have Employer-Sponsored Life Insurance Plans
The New Hampshire Insurance Department issued a press release today stating that:
“A resident who has life insurance through a group plan and who has become unemployed has the right to continue their life insurance plan directly from the insurance company without completing additional forms related to their medical health. This is known as a ‘right of conversion’ from a group policy to an individual policy.”
To read more about the different obligations to continue group life insurance click here to read the full release.
WMUR: Sununu says ‘if you feel more comfortable voting absentee’ during COVID-19 outbreak, ‘you can’
Gov. Chris Sununu said Thursday any voter who feels uncomfortable or nervous about entering a polling place if there are still COVID-19-related health concerns later this year will be able to vote absentee under current law and procedures.
WMUR: Sununu: $3.2M raised for COVID-19 response, more than 1,300 volunteers step forward
“The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services established the emergency child care program to support the families of essential workers.”
“I applaud DHHS for quickly standing up emergency child care for New Hampshire families during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Gov. Chris Sununu said in a news release.
More than $5 million was committed to launch the program, officials said.
For more information, visit http://nh.childcareaware.org/.”
WMUR: NH health care providers receive $164.5 million in federal funds through CARES Act
“New Hampshire health care providers have received $164.5 million in federal funds from the recently-passed $2 trillion coronavirus response package to help hospitals and other providers address the challenges presented by the pandemic.”
Seven new COVID-19-related hospitalizations were reported; thus far, 134 (15%) of the 885 positive cases have been hospitalized.
Nine of the new cases have no identified risk factors. Community-based transmission continues to increase in the State and has been identified in all counties with cases. Most of the remaining cases have either had travel to domestic or international locations or have had close contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
DHHS has also announced one additional death related to COVID-19. We offer our sympathies to the family and friends.
• A female resident of Hillsborough County, 60 years of age or older
(data updated April 10, 2020, 9:00 AM)