Today’s COVID-19 update:
The State has announced 81 new confirmed cases, for a total of 621. 86 (nearly 14% of the confirmed cases) are hospitalized. 2 more deaths were linked to COVI-19, for a total of 9 deaths. The highest number of new cases were in Hillsborough County, with 36. Rockingham County was second with 26 new cases.
Today New Hampshire had more confirmed cases than any other day.
The city with the most cases is Manchester, with 97 confirmed cases. Nashua has 60 confirmed cases. Salem is third, with 20-40 cases. All other towns in the state are reporting less than 20 cases.
NH’s estimated peak resource use as of April 1: April 17.
Watch for updates pertinent to Salem on Monda, when, at 6:30, the Town of Salem’s Emergency Operations Center Team will make a public address on COVID-19.
Other Salem Government events coming up:
- The Board of Selectmen will meet on Monday at 7:00.
- The Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled a virtual meeting on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:00.
- The Planning Board is scheduled to have a virtual meeting on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00.
Watch the above meetings on Salem Community TV — Channel 23 on Comcast
Resources to help in challenging times:
- Town of Salem COVID-29 Info: https://www.townofsalemnh.org/home/covid-19-information
- COVID-19 Salem Community Hotline & Email: https://www.townofsalemnh.org/home/news/covid-19-community-hotline-and-email
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services:
Office of the Governor: https://www.governor.nh.gov
- List of NH “essential” services: https://www.governor.nh.gov/news-media/emergency-orders/documents/emergency-order-17-ex-a.pdf
More info about COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
The World Health Organization:
Media with NH COVID-19 news:
- NH landlords cannot start eviction proceedings for any tenant unable to pay due to the impact of the coronavirus. Foreclosures are also frozen. https://www.governor.nh.gov/news-media/emergency-orders/documents/emergency-order-4.pdf
- Housing and Urban Development: https://www.hud.gov/states/new_hampshire
- NH Housing: https://www.nhhfa.org
- If you were working in NH: https://www.nhes.nh.gov
- If you worked in MA: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-unemployment-assistance
SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Formerly Food Stamps)
- About SNAP: https://govtbenefits.org/snap-vs-food-stamps/
- NH SNAP: http://www.benefitsapplication.com/program_info/NH/Food%20Stamps
Link to other NH benefits:
Businesses and Employers: Guidance for Small Businesses
- New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA): (resources): https://businesshelp.nheconomy.com/hc/en-us
- NH DHHS: https://www.nh.gov/covid19/resources-guidance/businesses.htm
- SBA: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USSBA/bulletins/281d439
- SBA: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
- CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html
- CDC: Cleaning: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/cleaning-disinfection.html
- OSHA: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf
- Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce: http://www.gschamber.com
- McLane Middleton: An extensive list of resources for businesses: https://www.mclane.com/Coronavirus-Resource-Center
- The CARES Act: https://www.mclane.com/The-CARES-Act-QA-Webinar-Replay-4/2/2020
- Unemployment: https://www.mclane.com/Coronavirus-Employment-Webinar-3-26-2020
Sources for data included in this report: