AARP Connecticut Town Hall on Coronavirus

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AARP Connecticut held this Access Live event to discuss the current Coronavirus and how to stay informed and healthy. Guest experts included Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Dr. Matthew Carter, the State Epidemiologist, and Mairead Painter, Connecticut’s Long Term Care Ombudsman. Governor Lamont discussed the economic stimulus package as well as unemployment. Dr. Carter discussed COVID-19 and what is being done to keep people safe. Mairead Painter encouraged participants to stay connected with both loved ones in facilities and the staff members of those facilities. Participants had questions about the availability of testing, social distancing and family, how to safely get groceries, and how to get current and accurate information.