Sacramento, California - To reduce the risks of COVID-19 in correctional settings, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order directing the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Secretary to temporarily halt the intake and/or transfer of inmates and youth into the state’s 35 prisons and four youth correctional facilities. Those inmates and youth will remain in county custody for the next 30 days. This period can be extended if needed. This action builds on the state and local correctional and public safety leaders’ longstanding partnership, to protect public health and safety in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.

Washington, DC - Sunday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Washington and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.

Sacramento, California - Today, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay at home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Since we first began navigating COVID-19, our goal has been to lead with partner care, transparency and decision-making based on facts and science. Our commitment is to always do what’s best for you, our customers and our communities. I know many of you are watching the news and wondering how this outbreak may impact our communities and our loved ones. I want you to know that your Starbucks family is here for you – today and always – and we want to make sure you are feeling completely supported with truly comprehensive partner care.

Washington, DC - Out of an abundance of caution, the Library of Congress announced today that all Library of Congress buildings and facilities will be closed to the public starting at 5 p.m. today until Thursday, April 1, 2020 at 8 a.m. to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus. Library employees, contractors, authorized visitors and other credentialed Capitol Hill staff will continue to have access to the buildings. During the closure, all Library-sponsored public programs are postponed or cancelled through the end of March.

Imperial, California - Most people have hot and cold running water in their kitchens but in the Italian hamlet of Settecani recently villagers woke one morning recently and it was red wine that came out of their taps, not only in their kitchens but in their bathrooms, as well, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.