AARP Illinois Town Hall on the COVID-19



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AARP Illinois held this Access Live event to address concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic with residents of Illinois’ 11th congressional district. Joining the call was Congressman Bill Foster and Dr. Christina Wells. Participants had questions about topics such as:

  • Extra measures being taken to protect nursing home residents and staff.
  • Economic impact payment eligibility
  • Telemedicine
  • The safety of reopening local economies
  • How students will be protected when schools are reopened
  • The potential of another recovery bill
  • How the United States Postal Service can be saved

Congressman Foster stated, “We need to make decisions based on the best available science.”