United States, Executive Director, Katie Fitzgerald discussed on Larry Elder


S. economy my administration is issuing new federal guidelines that will allow governors to take a phased and deliberate approach to re opening their individual states I've dealt with them now a long time and we've had a great relationship Democrats Republicans the relationship has been good this strategy is based on hard verifiable data the new guidelines are aimed at easing restrictions in areas with low transmission of the corona virus while holding the line in harder hit locations federal officials warn that some social distancing measures may need to remain in place through the end of the year to prevent a new outbreak with the new coronavirus leaving so many people at least temporarily out of work food banks and pantries across the US are scrambling amid a surge in demand feeding America executive director pick Katie fitzgerald says they've seen about a forty six percent increase in demand at their two hundred food banks since the virus had we made it in America that our network was serving about thirty seven million food insecure Americans are bad analysis for the next six months is that they'll be another seventeen million Americans who will be in need of food assistance meaning the name of the tough enough but the response has been complicated by a virus that requires people to avoid the kind of close interaction typical of food packaging and distribution is it safe to open mail and packages during the pandemic health officials say you should be fine opening up letters from your mailbox or packages on your doorstep the World Health Organization and the centers for disease control and prevention says there's no evidence of it nineteen is spread through mail or parcels but it's still a good idea to wash your.

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