Update for June 9

5e82db36b4fe8.image_When do we go back to normal?

This article gives 4 indicators that are tracked to determine risk, and explains them. Some people feel that the timelines are arbitrary. This article may help them understand that we have actual numbers to look at. ~ Steve

Keene Sentinel – What do the numbers say about COVID-19 in New Hampshire?

‘GOFERR’ Director details COVID-19 response

“The head of the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery discusses how the state is distributing federal funds.”

Link: https://www.wmur.com/article/closeup-goferr-director-details-covid-19-response/32792533

GOFERR Meeting of the Legislative Advisory Board

  • Friday, June 12th, 1:00 PM
  • Call-in: 800-356-8278
  • PIN: 389388

Anyone having difficulties connecting to the conference should call: 603-271-7840

Pursuant to RSA 91-A:2, this meeting is open to the public.




NH reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths

“State health officials on Sunday announced 26 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified, and three more people have died from the disease. That brings the total caseload to 5,043, and the death toll to 286.

The latest victims were all male residents of Hillsborough County, one under age 60 and two over.

Several new cases remain under investigation. Of those with complete information, six confirmed cases involve individuals under the age of 18. The rest are adults, with 58% being female and 42% being male.”

Click to access covid-19-update-06082020.pdf

Keene businesses participate in program to ensure safety for staff, customers

“In Keene, businesses opening under new guidelines are working together to make sure staff and customers are safe.

For business owner Ted McGreer, participating in the “Keene Safe” program is a no-brainer.

“I think it’s really important that we send a message to our customers or potential customers that our store and our staff take pride in following guidelines to keep them safe and keep our staff safe,” McGreer, owner of Ted’s Shoe & Sport, said.”

Link: https://www.wmur.com/article/keene-new-hampshire-businesses-participate-in-program-to-ensure-safety-for-staff-customers/32801151

24-hour event to raise money online for NH nonprofits

“An annual, 24-hour online giving event for nonprofits is coming up in New Hampshire.

NH Gives is taking place from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday. People can choose which nonprofits to support and take advantage of matching gifts to increase the impact of their contributions. They can log on to NHGives.org.

Every gift of up to $1,000 will be matched by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation funds for the first $250,000 given during the event.”

Link: https://apnews.com/c0f5424d4252b815bfa3fb318af9b0dc

About Rep. Steven Smith

Steven Smith is a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving his 7th term. Rep. Smith currently represents Charlestown, Newport, and Unity. Rep. Smith is the Deputy Speaker of the NH House.
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