The Trump Administration has announced additional steps to reduce the exposure and spread of COVID-19 in our country. Foreign nationals from or who have been in the 26 European Union Schengen Area countries, the United Kingdom or Ireland in the last two weeks will be temporarily restricted from entering our country. Americans coming home from one of these countries will be routed to specific U.S. airports for screening.
The pesident also directed the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide loans to businesses affected by COVID-19. Furthermore, he directed the Treasury Department to defer tax payments for individuals and businesses affected.
According to the CDC, the virus is mainly spread by person-to-person contact. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Visit my website for tips and information, including fact sheets from the CDC on how to avoid exposure, how to protect loved ones and those most vulnerable, and what to do you if you get sick. http://bit.ly/CV19Info
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced an aggressive public health response to protect and care for veterans in the wake of COVID-19. The VA is working with the CDC and other federal agencies to monitor the coronavirus outbreak. For more information being taken by the VA visit the link here: https://www.publichealth.va.gov/n-coronavirus/?utm_source=Homepage&utm_campaign=Coronavirus
Congressman Daniel Webster represents The Villages in the U.S. House of Representatives.