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As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to rise, the Gateway PGA Section is closely monitoring all available information related to the continued spread of the virus from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), state and local governments, and the PGA of America. The health and safety of our membership, staff, and partners are our top priority. As such, the Gateway PGA Section has adjusted the following:

  • March 23 Spring Membership Meeting: Suspended
  • March 23 Quad Pro Tournament: Suspended
  • Gateway PGA Junior Tour Events: Suspended through April
  • April 6 & April 9 Teachers Teaching Teachers: Suspended
  • April 7 U.S. Kids Seminar: No longer in-person, moved to WEBINAR; EVENT DETAILS.
  • April 13 Assistants Pro-Am: Suspended
  • April 20 Stroke Play #1 (STABLEFORD): Suspended
  • ALL PATs are suspended

Temporarily submit current handicap index of ten or less, to satisfy the PAT Qualifying Score to start your PGA coursework. All individuals who enter in this manner will still need to eventually fully pass the Playing Ability Test to elect into PGA Membership. While PATs are currently not being conducted, individuals may temporarily submit verification of a current handicap index of ten or less, to satisfy the PAT Qualifying Score in order to register as an Associate. This is commensurate with the current parameters of the Qualifying Score, listed in the chart on this page. Contact Michael Brown, mbrown@pgahq.com or 636-486-4063 with any questions.

Because of the suspension of the Spring Meeting, all tournament program attendance requirements have been waived for the 2020 season.  The Section will continue to review its schedule and operations based on CDC, WHO and government guidance and communicate updates with you.

The CDC is providing COVID-19 updates here. For the CDC’s overall business guidance resource, click here.

For the foreseeable future, the Gateway PGA Section staff will be working remotely. Should you need to reach any staff member, their remote contact information is listed below.

Executive Director, Ali Wells, PGA: (636) 399-5340 | awells@pgahq.com
Director of Competitions, Michael Brown, PGA: (314) 412-1226 | mbrown@pgahq.com
Operations Director, Mitchell Smith, PGA: (636) 236-6743 | mpsmith@pgahq.com
Communications Coordinator, Ben Loewnau: (636) 346-6460 |, bloewnau@pgahq.com
Junior Golf Director, Nolan Toovey: (636) 486-4062 | ntoovey@pgahq.com
PGA WORKS Fellow, Natalie Long: (618) 444-5919 | nlong@pgahq.com
Office Administrative Assistant, Cathy Gouge: (636) 486-4061 | cgouge@pgahq.com

Gateway PGA Releases & News Regarding COVID-19

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson Issues New Stay-At-Home Order

April 06, 2020

As many of you are now aware, the State of Missouri, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and Governor Mike Parson announced a new

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Gateway Google Member Chat Recap: 04-02-2020

April 03, 2020

*These are the meeting minutes from the first Gateway Google Member Chat on April 2, 2020* 9:31 a.m. – Ali Wells (AW) gives brief introduction and

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Gateway PGA Section Newsletter: April 1st

April 01, 2020

Every week the Gateway PGA Section publishes a newsletter to the Membership. Please CLICK HERE for the April 1st newsletter.

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Recent News From Missouri & Illinois Governments

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ILLINOIS: Golf Courses Not Considered Essential Business Under Executive Order

March 27, 2020 read more

ST. CHARLES COUNTY: Executive Order

March 25, 2020 read more

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY: Shelter-In-Place Executive Order

March 23, 2020 read more

Illinois Social Media Resources

Wearing a cloth face covering CORRECTLY can help prevent the spread of #COVID19 to others. When you go out on essential trips, follow these “do’s”. If you have a child, remember those under age 2 should not wear a face covering. See https://bit.ly/2R9av5m.

Manteniendo el distanciamiento social mientras @unichicago entrevista a la Dra. Ngozi Ezike, Directora de Salud Publica de Illinois.

Maintaining social distancing while @unichicago interviews IDPH Director, Dr. Ngozi Ezike🎥

⚠️If you or a loved one is very sick or getting worse, do not hesitate to call your health care provider, or call 911 and explain that you have worsening breathing problems.⚠️

UPDATE-
Today IDPH reports an additional 66 lives lost for a total of 528 deaths in Illinois. There are 1,344 new cases, bringing our total to 16,422.

“This week is National Public Health Week, a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health.”
-Dr. Ngozi Ezike

Every single one of us has to do our part and help stop #COVID19. The science does not lie—staying home is our super power!🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️ #AllInIllinois

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The best thing you can do – for yourself, your loved ones, and your community is to stay home. 🏠 #AllInIllinois
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Unless you are trapped in a nursing home.... Allure Nursing Home in Prophetstown IL has a resident with a confirmed case of COVID-19. You would think they would be testing all 45 residence and employees but they simply cannot. There are not enough test. They are only testing people that show signs of a cough or fever. But of course we know that doesn't catch the asymptomatic people. Thought this would be newsworthy. Even bigger story is why they can't test every single employee and every single resident. Waiting disaster if you ask me . Why do you have to be a tiger or a celebrity to get a test? The residents and employees all need tested. Now. Thank you.

And take care of your mental health because that is JUST AS IMPORTANT by utilizing your porch/backyard if you have one and taking walks as long as you can keep 6ft or farther from other people because that is still allowed.

and every one talking about the amount of traffic....last i knew you couldnt get it driving around in your car....

I would if I wasn’t “ essential” we need a bank holiday

How long does it take for the govt. To complete their undercover military moves while we are inside waiting?

Gracias por el información

A doctor today said that we are prolonging the virus by staying inside. Let the healthy people out and run things. Keep the people that are immune deficient and older quarantined. Once youve had it and recovered your body has built immunity from it. According to this doctor, it will hit everyone because its respiratory. Most people will have flu like symptoms, if any at all, and then be immune. Why are we shutting down our country over a virus? I dont think we are being told the truth about this.

Email and post this link everywhere! covidpep.umn.edu/

This bug, has no vaccine, no cure ( belief and faith are not the same - dreaming superstitiously about something that is not a reality, doesn't help the nurses and doctors NOW ) the CFR (casualty fatality rate) needs to stay at 2%<> that means 1 in 50 healthy persons will die. Right now the CFR is 3.4%. staying home was a good start but now we need to stop that. It's genocidal medical leadership consultants that patronize Trump. Shutting down the economy and telling sick people to go back into crowded buildings is irresponsible. ~ Anytime soon we need CONTACT TRACKING TRACING ( these close minded bigoted leaders think that epidemic tracking is done with clipboards and people knocking on doors) can simply be done on a smartphone apps instantaneously. People whom are sick need to be offered voluntary quarantines centers. That way the rest whom are not sick can keep working. The current CFR (casualty fatality rate) is 3.4%. Anything above 2% is inexcusable!! This is not a construction site for one of his hotels kinda numbers game!

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People wearing cloth face coverings😷should continue to:

✅Remain 6 feet apart from others
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✅Wash hands frequently 👋🏼🧼

✅Stay home as much as possible 🏠

✅Disinfect frequently touched surfaces📱🚽

✅Call a loved one to check-in☎️💜
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Yes let's wear masks forever ! Flu season, hand and mouth disease prevention, strep season, pink eye prevention, cold season oh and allergy season too

Cloth masks only protect you about 20% more than if you werent wearing them at all.they have no filter so germs still get in and on the mask.if you can see light through them germs can get through them too.ive seen people with single layer scarves and tee shirts tied around their faces.THOSE THINGS ARENT GOING TO PROTECT YOU OR ANYONE ELSE.just stay home

I wear my face mask three weeks when shopping and I really appreciate other 😷😷😷😷 We should start to wear masks right in February 😒

I complimented a woman on her cute face mask the other day. Welcome to the New Normal.

Cloth mask only protect everyone from you... it does not protect you from them...

Is it safe to have an appliance delivery service enter your home during this time?

Everybody should wear a mask without exeptions.

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‪On the IDPH statistics page, you can pick a County from the drop down or click on map then scroll down to see detailed demographics. Same for ZIP Code. dph.illinois.gov/covid19/covid19-statistics ... See MoreSee Less

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Why is Henry counties numbers different then what our health dept is sharing, along with stark county?! Stark had their first case days ago and this hasn’t showed that since it’s been announced?! So how many of the other numbers aren’t correct 🤦🏻‍♀️

Great idea, but I cannot get it to stop, it keeps scrolling

The ZIP code map is not as updated as the county map. Also, it would be more helpful if the ZIP codes were in numerical order in the drop down box.

This link does not take you to the map...there is no drop down menu.

I spun that wheel for a while and never found my zip code. I gave up

Are the daily briefings archived for later viewing?

The counties are not as up to date as going to the individual counties health department page. Ogle has 13 but it only shows 10.

coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/ This county map is MUCH better

The zip codes are not in numeric order so finding a specific code would take a long time

I would like to see a chart, not map, with a breakdown cases & deaths, by cities and zip codes.

will you be breaking down by county; hospital bed / ICU usage / vent usage and availability of all ?

The zip code map is incomplete please fix

Zip codes in numerical order would be helpful

I believe there has to be more than 5 active cases for zip code selection.

How do I get that thing to set still long enough to pick a county?

Round lake il

Useless

Mo Doherty here it is

Rayette Herrin-Milkovich

Ve Villa Yaritza Avila Miranda

To keep you updated about Coronavirus (Covid-19) live updates with cases by your country/state/city/area with local news, quarantine watch, neighborhood watch, food/supplies help visit www.coronaviruspath.com

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Missouri Social Media Resources

🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that patients who had a flu shot have been receiving false positive test results. Short answer: absolutely not. A history of receiving the influenza immunization does not make patients more likely to test positive for COVID-19.

📊 COVID-19 update for April 9: 3,539 positive patients with 568 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 77 Missourians to COVID-19.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit http://Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

🗣Now seeking licensed Physicians, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, and Paramedics who are not already committed to a COVID-19 health care team. The state of Missouri is hiring these positions and more for field hospitals.

🔬 Missouri has the ability to run 2,500 tests per day between the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory, private partners and academic laboratories. So, how long does a test take to run? Running the COVID-19 tests takes just a few hours once it reaches the laboratory.

🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that it may take days for COVID-19 patients to develop symptoms? Short answer: yes, it is true. The incubation period of COVID-19 is believed to be between 1-14 days, with the median number of days being 5.

📊 COVID-19 update for April 7: 3,327 positive patients with 519 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 58 Missourians to COVID-19.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit http://Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

Staying at home doesn't mean giving up your workout routine. There are easy and fun ways to break a sweat right from your living room! Check out this video for some ideas and remember, #stayhomeMissouri!

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true I can get #COVID19 from mail & shipped packages? Short answer: unlikely. Although the virus can survive for a short period on some surfaces, it's unlikely to be spread from items shipped over a period of days at ambient temps.

#ShowMeStrong

📊 COVID-19 update for April 7: 3,037 positive patients with 508 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 53 Missourians to COVID-19.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit http://Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

Panic attacks are discrete episodes, with an abrupt beginning – peaking at about 10 minutes – and a specific end, usually within half an hour. If you have a persistent fever and cough, as well as trouble breathing, call your doctor or visit http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus. #COVID19

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🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that patients who had a flu shot have been receiving false positive test results. Short answer: absolutely not. A history of receiving the influenza immunization does not make patients more likely to test positive for COVID-19. The flu vaccine doesn't include any of the coronaviruses and doesn't create any "viral interferences" for COVID-19 patients.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong
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🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that patients who had a flu shot have been receiving false positive test results. Short answer: absolutely not. A history of receiving the influenza immunization does not make patients more likely to test positive for COVID-19. The flu vaccine doesnt include any of the coronaviruses and doesnt create any viral interferences for COVID-19 patients.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

📊 COVID-19 update for April 9: 3,539 positive patients with 568 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 77 Missourians to COVID-19.

📋 How we calculate statewide and county totals:
Our goal is to provide you with a statewide statistical service. Each day, the team at the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services collects data directly from the Missouri State Public Laboratory and the private laboratories across the state. In total, we have the ability to test between 1,000-2,000 Missouri patients per day as the availability from private labs fluctuates. By 2 p.m., we publish all of the information we have available to us that includes numbers we didn’t have the previous day.

📋 Why the numbers may not match perfectly:
(1) County health departments may announce local data as it is received. Any information that is reported by a laboratory after 2 p.m. will not be reflected by our team until the next day. (2) Also, our county totals reflect a patient’s home address, rather than the county in which the patient tested positive.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong
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📊 COVID-19 update for April 9: 3,539 positive patients with 568 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 77 Missourians to COVID-19.

📋 How we calculate statewide and county totals:
Our goal is to provide you with a statewide statistical service. Each day, the team at the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services collects data directly from the Missouri State Public Laboratory and the private laboratories across the state. In total, we have the ability to test between 1,000-2,000 Missouri patients per day as the availability from private labs fluctuates. By 2 p.m., we publish all of the information we have available to us that includes numbers we didn’t have the previous day.

📋 Why the numbers may not match perfectly:
(1) County health departments may announce local data as it is received. Any information that is reported by a laboratory after 2 p.m. will not be reflected by our team until the next day. (2) Also, our county totals reflect a patient’s home address, rather than the county in which the patient tested positive.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

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When are you going to start listing recoveries? We can't keep going on with daily gloom & doom with no hope in sight.

Would be nice to know how many had underlying conditions

How awful!

Elizabeth Hanson Is this what you are looking for?

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🗣Now seeking licensed Physicians, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, and Paramedics who are not already committed to a COVID-19 health care team. The state of Missouri is hiring these positions and more for field hospitals.

If you are not already committed to a #COVID-19 care team, we need you! Learn more and apply online at missourionestart.com/moshcf/

#showmestrong | #WeServeMO
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🗣Now seeking licensed Physicians, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, and Paramedics who are not already committed to a COVID-19 health care team. The state of Missouri is hiring these positions and more for field hospitals. 

If you are not already committed to a #COVID-19 care team, we need you! Learn more and apply online at https://missourionestart.com/moshcf/  

#ShowMeStrong | #WeServeMo

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i am retired rn since 2016, after working 54 yrs. license has expired. oth. erwise i would love to help. god bless you!!!

Brooklyn Dembowski know anyone that would be interested?

Sheila Tidwell Graham

Dustin Burns

🔬 Missouri has the ability to run 2,500 tests per day between the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory, private partners and academic laboratories. So, how long does a test take to run? Running the COVID-19 tests takes just a few hours once it reaches the laboratory. However, the total length of time until a patient receives results vary greatly depending on the laboratory the sample is submitted to. Healthcare workers, first responders and certain vulnerable populations directly in contact with a COVID-19 patient can receive expedited results within 24 hours.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #showmestrong
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🔬 Missouri has the ability to run 2,500 tests per day between the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory, private partners and academic laboratories. So, how long does a test take to run? Running the COVID-19 tests takes just a few hours once it reaches the laboratory. However, the total length of time until a patient receives results vary greatly depending on the laboratory the sample is submitted to. Healthcare workers, first responders and certain vulnerable populations directly in contact with a COVID-19 patient can receive expedited results within 24 hours. 

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

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2,500 tests per day for a state of 6 million is not sufficient. This is horrendous.

I would like info on how many tests are being done in Missouri. At least so far.

What is being done to increase the testing capacity in the state, and when can we expect to see significant increase in the tests conducted each day as a result of that effort? KMBC reported a single lab in Lee's Summit had the ability to process more than 1,000 tests per day on March 13, when the total confirmed cases were in the single-digits. 4 weeks later, Missouri is at over 3,500 confirmed cases, and the testing capacity of the entire state is reported to be only 2,500 per day. www.kmbc.com/article/local-lab-to-begin-testing-for-covid-19-with-same-day-results/31462108#

My husband is 65yrs old and has a heart condition. I am working full time. Is there anywhere to test him before he stays at his nefews house, in case I've infected him not knowing if I'm a carrier?

Please test support service professionals going into Independent Living Facilities!

Tell me how we are not a failed state. Pathetic

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🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that it may take days for COVID-19 patients to develop symptoms? Short answer: yes, it is true. The incubation period of COVID-19 is believed to be between 1-14 days, with the median number of days being 5. This doesn't necessarily mean that patients are always contagious prior to showing symptoms, but pre-symptomatic contagious patients are being observed in some communities. This is why it's so important for us all to stay home when possible.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #showmestrong
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🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that it may take days for COVID-19 patients to develop symptoms? Short answer: yes, it is true. The incubation period of COVID-19 is believed to be between 1-14 days, with the median number of days being 5. This doesnt necessarily mean that patients are always contagious prior to showing symptoms, but pre-symptomatic contagious patients are being observed in some communities. This is why its so important for us all to stay home when possible.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

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I was told that when a person test positive that their family does not no longer have to be quarantined with them that the CDC lifted that is this true

Hopefully we don't find out.

We provide anti-epidemic products in China. Hope to help those in need. Covid-19 test agent, non-invasive ventilator, hand-held infrared thermometer, disposable protective clothing, disinfectant gel, surgical mask, KN95 protective mask

Edit: there was some initial confusion over my original comment. I have linked to relevant sources, below. What I said is absolutely true. Share this with the President and CDC. Apparently they think being asymptomatic is good enough to go back to work, even if you’ve been exposed to the virus.

📊 COVID-19 update for April 8: 3,327 positive patients with 519 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 58 Missourians to COVID-19.

📋 How we calculate statewide and county totals:
Our goal is to provide you with a statewide statistical service. Each day, the team at the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services collects data directly from the Missouri State Public Laboratory and the private laboratories across the state. In total, we have the ability to test between 1,000-2,000 Missouri patients per day as the availability from private labs fluctuates. By 2 p.m., we publish all of the information we have available to us that includes numbers we didn’t have the previous day.

📋 Why the numbers may not match perfectly:
(1) County health departments may announce local data as it is received. Any information that is reported by a laboratory after 2 p.m. will not be reflected by our team until the next day. (2) Also, our county totals reflect a patient’s home address, rather than the county in which the patient tested positive.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong
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📊 COVID-19 update for April 8: 3,327 positive patients with 519 hospitalized patients. We are saddened to report we have lost 58 Missourians to COVID-19.

📋 How we calculate statewide and county totals:
Our goal is to provide you with a statewide statistical service. Each day, the team at the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services collects data directly from the Missouri State Public Laboratory and the private laboratories across the state. In total, we have the ability to test between 1,000-2,000 Missouri patients per day as the availability from private labs fluctuates. By 2 p.m., we publish all of the information we have available to us that includes numbers we didn’t have the previous day.

📋 Why the numbers may not match perfectly:
(1) County health departments may announce local data as it is received. Any information that is reported by a laboratory after 2 p.m. will not be reflected by our team until the next day. (2) Also, our county totals reflect a patient’s home address, rather than the county in which the patient tested positive.

To learn more about Missouri’s COVID-19 response and statistics, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

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Once they have recovered are they taken off the count?

I see your statement on the “reasons why numbers...” But, why does John Hopkins show a much higher number of deaths for Missouri? Their data has shown the same in terms of “number of cases”, but they are always higher in the death count. It doesn’t make sense to me.

This website/map will always be wrong/behind because they only update once a day

County health departments are showing more deaths than 58.

What is the definition of a "Patient under investigation for COVID-19"?

As of today, Thursday, how many cases in Camden county?

How many have recovered?

Be nice if this was larger so I could read it

Are you expanding your testing to include those not showing symptoms?

Does this include military testing??

This reporting is like four days behind

So 15% hospitalization rate?

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services the graph posted on your site yesterday under COVID-19 Outbreak appears incorrect. It shows around 20 cases as "Number Reported" yesterday, but the Mo Healthcare Utilization PDF shows 290 as the 24 hour increase....

How many recovered?

Can we get this apocalyptic fear mongering kind of status ticker to show us numbers of regular influenza infections and deaths all of the time? And for all kinds of contagious infections and diseases for comparison? Can we get live updates of that morbid information too? You know just to keep folks in fear... Also I was thinking if you could compare the death and infected lists side by side in real time; that would allow for the MO Gaming Commission to make a profit from all of the bets.

Stores are still open for business in Cape, the pool store, the furniture store. What was the point of an order?

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Stay at Home does not mean stay inside
• Get outdoors, go for walks, and get exercise
• Avoid groups and keep your distance from others
• Simply going outside or riding in a car is not a time to put on a mask – the outside is good for us
• Go fishing, gardening, yardwork, etc.

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It doesn't matter what the health agencies say; the armchair experts will dispute the advice. This is a generalization advising us to get outside...even if just in your yard. In fact, you should step outside every day for at least 15 minutes to get the necessary vitamin D.

I feel sorry for Missourians. What part of STAY HOME! SAVE LIVES! ..do you not understand?

If you’re at home with your family you can be outside people. If your out walking a trail keep your distance, you should anyway. Fishing is the same, no one fishes right next to each other. It’s all COMMON SENSE. I don’t understand why people are making this so complicated?

Uh No this is misleading info and dangerous... keep your people in their homes!!!!

Its buisness as usual around here! All stores are PACKED, usual traffic its not slowed down theres even people at the car wash! Theres way more people in stores now then there was before all this started! Its like the more they say stay home the more people dont!!

People act like they are 6yo. "Oh no you said stay home so that means I have to stay on my couch and not move. Wtf, go out side enjoy nature. Talk to the neighbors from a distance. Take a drive, have a little fun.

So we can do all these things, but parks got shut down? This is so, so misleading.

Gardening and yard work for many means making trips to hardware stores for supplies. Those stores are packed. Good luck.

Would love to go fishing.....can you allow Forty Woods in Blue Springs to be OPEN!

They are all going for trips to the Lowe’s and Home Depot

Time for a new governor he see what our state is going through and he telling us to go outside and do things to expose ourselves to this virus he about stupid as our president

They need to say Stay 6 ft away if you do

Does it mean its OK to peruse the plant selection at Lowes?

Note who suggest that, hes just passing what was told to him. Greene co says the same thing so why are you all not bashing them too?

Connie Scharff Boland show this to your friend.

Kind of hard to go fishing when the lovely idiot who runs Springfield thinks fishing supplies are non essential 🙄🙄🙄

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🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that I can get COVID-19 from mail and shipped packages? Short answer: it's unlikely. Although the virus can survive for a short period on some surfaces, it is unlikely to be spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #showmestrong
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🦠 A CLOSER LOOK AT COVID: Is it true that I can get COVID-19 from mail and shipped packages? Short answer: its unlikely. Although the virus can survive for a short period on some surfaces, it is unlikely to be spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures.

To learn more about what you can do to protect you and your family from COVID-19, visit Health.Mo.Gov/coronavirus.

#COVID19 | #ShowMeStrong

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No hurry most mail is junk anyway. Wear gloves when I open the mail box ,toss 99% as it is junk mail, toss the rest on a table on the porch. It can sit for a couple days before I open it. Packages - they sit for at least a day. The routine was the same last summer minus the gloves.

The mail was one of the main ways people caught the horrible killer flu pandemic of 1918! Those that left their mail in the mail boxes and stayed indoors didn't get the flu back then. Always wash your hands after handling the mail no matter what.

I don’t believe this to be true. Too many hands on our mail and packages . Lots have tested positive at amazon warehouse and postal workers.

I suggest you fact check! Several Postal workers have passed from Covid 19. There are numerous cases PA-178,NJ-60, MI- 80,MO-1,NY-259

Very few things can survive USPS or UPS. Even if you wrapped it in 3 inches of bubble wrap and placed it in a wooden crate, I doubt this virus is that strong.

It's literally simple thinking. Spray your mailbox inside and out. With Lysol Wear your gloves cover your face... 🥰 I do it daily for my mail carrier

Unlikely but you could if mail person has it. Coughs on you mail. Drops it in box. You receive it. Than touch you eyes or nose. Correct.

I spray Lysol on everything I bring into my house...mail, packages, anything from stores etc etc....can't hurt!!

Good I was worried about the mail but I still take a disinfectant wipe to open the mail box.

Someone with only a loose grasp of epidemiology can recognize this is terrible information— this is obviously unsubstantiated AT BEST. This was not made by a scientist or medical professional.

Unless the delivery person has the virus! Think about how many they could infect!

I prefer to wash hands after handling mail too best safe then sorry

Unlikely is not false.

This is completely false. Fact check DHSS.... seriously!!!

Why do people worry about packages,and mail and never say or think off the nasty germ ridden thing we all share money?

Can you post the number of recovered cases? We need more complete data.

DHSS can lose credibility over misinformation like this...

What if the mail carrier is the sick person?

What may I ask is ambient temperatures?

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Today we marked 100 days since the first case of what we now call COVID-19 was notified to WHO.

Over 1.3 million people have been infected and almost 80,000 have lost their lives.

To alleviate suffering and save lives, WHO is:
-Supporting countries to prepare and respond
-Providing accurate information and fight the infodemic
-Ensuring supplies of medical equipment for health workers
-Training and mobilizing health workers
-Accelerating R&D
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Hunger virus is active here in nigeria.let govt free us so that we can go and Hussle because they refused to give us anything and ordered us to stay at home since more than two weeks and people are dying everyday cause of no food.pls try and do something to save lives. thanks

its sad coz businesses now in tourism sectors are down.! Deaths of innocent lives...!its a calling that no country in the world is superior than the other since there is none to run for right now each having its share of the virus...#God heal us

100 DAYS SINCE YOU WHO ALLOWED THIS TO HAPPEN - TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR PART IN IT. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE IN PART FOR THE DEATHE OF EACH AND EVERY ONE

WHO I salute your courage so far, especially the medical teams around world taking out time to fight this pandemic, please more effort to save lives. LORD should the world mercy

Its by your courage, your bravery, your kind heart, your willingness, and your sacrifice..that are the victory of humankind! Sincerely thank you from around the world. For the LORD created us for a purpose, we shall stand out with victory✌.

I think WHO should give a quickly solution to safe the world from Covid19 virus. And please give or distribute a ventilator to the countries that need it to save the people. Thank you

Some of the measures being put in place today, if they were initiated 30 days ago, the story most probably would have been different. Having received notice of the covid 19 some 100 days ago, WHO should have been more proactive. Recognition of ones failure is important for a better preparation in future.

WHO it appears you folks didn't take this seriously from the start.. Making many leaders to be lackadaisical about it too. I don't get it, you are suppose to be World Health in your deeds by treating every outbreak as threat to HUMANITY.. Get up please n fix this Mess👣

so thanks for your effort toword how to combat a virus which widely affect world population..on the other what kind of plan do you(WHO) for migrants those are in libya special trippoli

So accurate when you stated initially it wasn't transmitted human to human parroting what Beijing told you, accurate when you said there was no need to ban travel and suggested the US was overreacting when they banned anyone who had been in china recently from entry. Accurate when you praised what a 'transparent' great job china was doing, which now its quite apparent they DIDNT do a great job. I'm no fan of Trump but he was 100% right when he said WHO blew it. All the countries who fund them need to seriously look at this organisation.

Still lock down in kashmir is not noticed and now all in the world is lockdown there were also living humen justice and rules are not same for poors and riches thats y we are having that kind of virus pray GOD forgive us Allah may protect all ameen

Why does it seem so much longer - were not far into this here but yeah soo much longer Stay safe n well wherever in the world you are 🇬🇧🌈

Is not something one will say it must without God intervention , so let's keep our faith with God and believe that he will do it for us.thanks

Thank you we are looking good down here in Australia. I think that’s because our PM took early measures despite the fact that China and WHO gave us a hard time about it. You stay safe in your neck of the woods too

don't know about the others, but you have failed in Providing accurate information and fight the infodemic for sure

W.H.O. should be ashamed they have allowed this to happen, they know the CCP Virus caused this, I thought Hitler was the worse Tyrant in history.

So sad and very painful to see and hear all this happening in this our faithful world , we pray and pray that it will soon come to an end because we put our hope in Almaty God and to those that are working time less and so hard to get the medicine for this dangerous virus so we say KO dose to them and God help us all Amen

Actually I expected more from the OMG! You are the world health Organization and after the covid in China your mission was to ask to all countries to all the world to take the right measures. You only gave some suggestions. Which is the sense of your existing ????

I don’t think that the WHO reacted quickly enough to prevent the spread of COVID 19 .China was not transparent regarding the extent of damage from the virus ,but the WHO knew this ,and the WHO was not ruthless enough in its response to prevent the spread .In pandering to politics I think there has been a huge failure in the protection of human health . The UK government also was slow to react to the threat .

We worked SO HARD to unleash Covid19 on the world and now everyone suddenly decides they want to live after all!!??!! Now we want to do what is RIGHT FOR EVERYONE we are all in this together and yet WE ARENT we are on the brink of a new world and we better work to make it right

It's is not like you all didn't know some time late 2019. Sad that people had/have to lose their lives just for gov. powers to satisfy their evil agenda's. We know it's about money, control, and de-population and to install fear, despair and hopelessness inside of humanity for complete domination/supremacy.

But but there is no human to human transmission and so on.

If this is what we see from the x5 payments the amount china pays, than what is the point? Remember .... It wasn’t a pandemic, no human to humans transmission, no mask aren’t protective and it’s not airborne. What am i missing? 🤷‍♀️

You are doing a fabulous job! In order to make great changes in oneself one needs to admit to the faults also and that’s empowering! We shall fight back and overcome this!

The great physician which is the Lord Jesus Christ is the solution

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Kids, meet Ario - a kind, orange dragon with a horn like a unicorn, who will introduce you to COVID-19 and help you understand how to protect yourself, your families and friends from the coronavirus.

A new story book “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” - aimed at children aged 6-11 years old, is released today to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19.
The story book also explains to children how to manage difficult emotions when confronted with a new and rapidly changing reality.

This book has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, incl. WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Save the Children US.

We are grateful to Howard Donald for giving the first public reading of this book “My Hero is You - how kids can fight COVID-19" in support of the "Read The World" initiative by the International Publishers Association, UNICEF & WHO.

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Watch Howard Donald reading "My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” youtu.be/8mBWE--T9yQ Hope you enjoy it!

I really like the paintings.

Hi, if you look at the french version there is a mistake page 14 « Tellement de chosesmont changé »

Hi, I'm from Peru, can you present the book also in Spanish?

Its necesary that this one, will be translater in spanish, im from Perú and our natural language is spanish

The cause is Nobel but I think the idea that a kid go around the world while most of the kids locked in their homes feels frustrating, I can't ask from children to keep safe by staying home while I am flying with my dragon 🥺

Excellent question Ma"am Mumtaz, every welfare organization trying their best to meet the demand. If u know such places , families starving for days please post complete address , I hope someone is eagerly awaiting to help.

This kind of orientations about COVID-19 is reached a peak point in spreading in my beloved community but we only need humanitarian as we locked down in our houses from you with food inventory.

These stories will not prevent the spread, people are worried about their survival, lack of medical supplies. WHO why don’t you state the real reason of this deadly Virus. Even with this pandemic, the poor is suffering, the powerful and the wealth is living their lives with no stress or worries.

We wish of rich countries assistance states poor or stricken of pandemic move this is the best protection possible to do unicef

We need to obey the instructions of our own government, doctors and healthcare staffs. Otherwise we will have to suffer a lot. Let's do our part properly and let's fulfill our duties and responsibilities towards the society in order to overcome the virus as soon as possible. May each and everyone be well and safe.

Nothing last forever even Covid19. It will definitely past away, it's just but matter of time.

We will only be praying to God for protection because when you support countries with money the government takes n puts in their pockets. That's the truth.

World Health Organization (WHO) in your situation report for March 17,the fatality rate for Italy is wrong. It has the exact same number of March 18 and exact same increase rate. Check it and make an erratum. Thanks.

How about share some useful information about boosting our immune system with vitamin C and D and some other natural remedies instead of telling us how to wash our hands like we never did it before.

The story is absolutly right, if we will not aware our kids, people then how could be able to fight with this corona pandemic. Our Doctors, social activsts, law enforcment agencies, orgnaizations are doing the outstanding work to prevent us. ✌

Lack of access to clean drinking water kills by far more than this virus ever will and haven’t you guys been working on fixing that for like over 50 years what gives ... it’s 2020 you think something as easy as clean drinking water would be solved by now.

What about 3-6 years

This is a great world Peace threat God will give help and rescue big up to all health work for their sacrifice they show up let them be blessed much

only a Brazilian who suffers severe conditions of gun and age of coronavirus, stopped in stings of serum that is a natural herb, which I used can benefit from a plant name treatment Brugmansia suaveolens she is a bronchodilator and vadodilated was there no research on that side?

Please how can we survive this lo ckdown with out food and money, is this not more harmful to us? Beside the Vassine that is been delibrated on should be examined, I mean it has to be test to avoid more harm from happening to the poor n innocent children and adults at Large. Because during the Ebola virus out brake, it was re corded that 1 million African innocent children died because of the fake Vassine that was given to them. May you all ( W.H.O) who are struggling tirelessly for the safety and lives of the poor masses Remain Blessed in Yahsuahs name and you'll not lose your lives in this safety mission. Amen

But corona virus is not natural disaster but I believe it's a plan to ruin humanity

Staying locked down isn't the problem but hunger virus....I,ve spent all the money I have....I need help to feed my starving family and myself my account number is 1960010211ecobank plc Itodo Usman joseph please hunger viruses is real

Staying at home is ok but how with empty stomach with empty pocket no Job no money how control hungry stomach at least if people get money to fulfill their family

The Total luck down is seriously affecting us here. Please where is the contribution that some philanthropist who contributed for the poor Nigerians??

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It is normal to feel fearful and anxious during COVID-19. Talking about your feelings will lessen your distress.

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The worst part of this pandemic is that it is polarizing us. it's all about covid, it’s bringing out the worst and also the best of all human beings. Nobody knows when all this will end and that generates anxiety, sadness and fear for all human beings. I'm going through this situation alone and sometimes i feel That I can't take this anymore 😓

All I know and feel is if the world don’t work and stick together we all gone go down this is not easy and I see A lots of ppl taking it as an joke but if the way the world is now continue every family will lose someone or maybe more ppl let’s pray all together and take responsibility every and each one of us and work together with the government by staying in our homes washing hand not visiting each other and keep our young generation understand this as well may allah helps all ameen

Not everyone has someone they can talk to about things like this especially when people have their own problems to deal with. They don’t need to deal with someone who’s anxiety is exasperated because of the pandemic.

You ask people to stay at home are you away before you asked your child or children to stay at home you give money and food in the house before asked them stay at home, don't you know hunger is more deathly than any sickness and mind you no coroner virus in Nigeria the truth should be spell out stop killing us by site at home

Prayers for everyone around! After reading the comments here, I am troubled to see that people are still talking about their own countries instead of humanity at large! Guys, the entire world is under distress, please spread love and show unity. #Weshallovercome

We wouldn't know what tomorrow will happen. We are all worried, anxious and stressed out. Only God knows, please bless and saves us all.

Try to make oneself more busy. Get engage in different household activities in this period it is fruitful for all ...

I am so much worried about how to disinfect the house, grocery, food, vegetables etc. And also if some one come from outside how to disinfect everything. It's giving me horrible time

As prevention is better than the power of Cure ,we all must follow the instruction of (WHO )'s rule and regulation and in addition to social distance

Thanks to the health workers and the government but my fear is when will it be over, for some robbers have been disturbing our area. Please work on this thing fast I know you're trying but put more effort.God bless you.

IGNORE THE FEELINGS AND DECLARE IT SHALL NOT COME NEAR PLACE NOR YOUR LOVED ONES. FOR WHATEVER YOU SAY WITH YOUR. MOUTH IS WHAT YOU'LL SEE COME TO PASS. THANK YOU But always remember to stop the spread

You guys didn't do good job ... You could have saved the world ... I always thought you are a great organization not anymore

Not worried anymore... I used to be so worried but not any more. Anxiety, depression and stress can lower one's immune system... I was almost going insane to stay safe. But now I am staying sane to stay safe... I have decided to do away with fear and put my trust in God... Because right now God is fully in charge!!! All these will pass away 🙌🙏

Talk to each other by cel phone play childrenat home do goodwork through face book it will decrease yr anxiety

307 advice to the world on covid 19 is always cover your mouth with your hands went talking to one another to block saliva spreading to your love ones, in these way it help to stop the spread even in our worship centres and forum.. less talk more action helps a lot. May God save his people.. Amen.

You should not worry about this problem. If the room is good for the body and family. Wish you good luck and success in life.

خروجي للعمل والعودة للمنزل وسط العائلة وسلامة أطفالي أكثر ما يشغلني على العموم "قل لن يصيبنا إلا ما كتب الله لنا"

#Stay @home, stay healthy, stay safe & stay strong. Keep social&physical distancing also PSBB ( Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar ). God take care of all us and whole the world.

How can we both slow it when people are hungry even me am starving,no food from our govt,and we asked to stay at home how possible is that

Remain positive , Maintain social distance Stay united Involve your mind in reading and indoor activity . Fear and anxiety are un healthy .

Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayers and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Thank you 🥰 SALUTE TO U WHO 🙏🙏🙏🙏

They only Medicine to this virus is prayers🙏🙏 We should pray without season instead of thinking of how to survived.... May God bless each and every one of us on this earth and safe us from Corona virus Amen!!!!🙏

Is only God that can have mercy upon us because what ,you guys didn't do good job - You could have saved the world.. I always thought 💭 you are a great organization not anymore, everybody are 🏃 for his on way wishes not good, no one no her brother or he peoples again because of the life of the world, I use this opportunity to tell everybody this is end time what you have to do is to pray for mercy from God mighty

This pandemic virus facing our world today is causing catastrophic Limbo! Staying @ home is a good thing,but no business is going on everything lockdown in country why the stay if the govt can not provide for his citizens, it not going to help in solving the COVID-19.

This pandemic is real for those who are still doubting, pls it's high time to put more effort in protecting your self, your community and country at large by taking all necessary measures to avoid the spread of the disease. Stay home stay safe

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We apologize for technical issues with the sound at the beginning of the media briefing. Here is the full briefing on COVID-19 by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: bit.ly/2JMENqE

If you care about global health, you could have behaved as a doctor and not as a politician!

Being a politician doesn’t give me faith in you. Just that you know how to lie well

You wasted all time about your personal issues . You don’t even have update on virus better than yesterday . Same repeating everyday , nothing useful

thank you WHO for your transparency, honesty and humbleness!!

CHINA’s lack of transparency led to this sorrow in the whole world

OMG Stop with the criticism. Stop with the conspiracy theories. Human nature is to blame and look for reasons why bad things happen. I agree with every UNITY comment!! Lets focus on saving lives!

I'm so broken, so many lives lost, so much sadness and blame we have to unite, and fight this together as one, stay safe stay well from Australia ❤

You are useless .! You don’t even know how to speak about real problem ,. You more interested in politics and wasting money

We're all in this together no matter what race or religion.what matters is getting through this.

14555 deaths in Spain yet. We expect up to 24000 next days...Well done leaders 😠

Doing all since the beginning?!.. many lives are lost because of your negligence and delay!

proud on what you are doing, you deserve respect, go ahead to defeat the covid19 we are on your side , no need gambling on politics , a lot lives are passing away in every min.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom is the most smart person in the world he's is very honest person.

Dont pull political issue. We point at your responsibility. You failed.

Every virus is unknown or new till it has been studied... Its been more then 4-5 months.... There is still nothing done about it from WHO ... 🙄.....

You advice to stop politicising the virus?! but you are the one politicising it in the first place... do u really care for global solidarity or only care for china?

Nations need to quit sending money to WHO and get it to researchers and Drs that can find a SOLUTION.

The international community applaud the work you are doing. Thanks a million. We appreciate you and we say BRAVO!!!! to your efforts.

Blaming this great man for your own mistakes is a shame

WHO failed to warn the world in December . They waited til January .

The organization had a responsibility to Public Health that was neglected and dismissed for another agenda rather than protect Public Health.

Who went off what China had said. At that point who were told it was contained in wuhan and it's not human to human transmitted. China knew, China lied.

China allowed 5 million people to fly out of wuhan knowing it was contagious and being spread between people.

My hope is that there will be some good that will come of this disaster. I pray we can come together as a human race. Stop the hate. Stop the division. We are human we are one. Sending love from NY

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Stay strong our Hero along with your Brilliant staff.Hope things will back to normal soon though every thing seems rough right now!

You have not kept us informed nor have you supplied any evidence. You can’t even hold a press conference.

Do not trust what come out of this organization with this director. He felt it is more important to consider his future post director position with CCP than his current job

Watching from Neptune and our pray for all people of Earth, we love all of you ❤

You have lied, covered up and concealed!

WHO is a political machine, they’re not looking out for anyone’s health.

Why didn’t u keep our nurses and drs safe?

I really dont see them doing anything ...I would have expect MORE from WHO in a situation like that. Bunch of well dressed " doctors" telling people to wash their hands.

The world health organization should be disbanded

Now tell him to start over since we missed most of it due to no sound!

I think it's wrong for WHO TO COME AND TAKE PEOPLE OUT OF MY HOME

Plz don't say again,,, wash your hands,,, plz anyone call gabbar,,, to cut off our hands,,, we r tired of washing hands,,, tell something new

please give us forward looking statements - not what you have done - please to the max

where is the sign language interpreter? i do not understood what is you speaking, because i ´m deaf. thanks!

Shame who no interpreter for all deaf people from whole world have right to know what s happen out there and praying 🙏🏻 whole world 🌎

Good evening from South Africa. Serious safety practices can save lives. Thank you for updating information so regularly. Praying for answers and cure soon. 🙏 🙏 Be safe all. 💘💘

NO SOUND just goes to shows you they don’t even look at comments or they would know there’s no sound

So wht is the case how many people got the cure for corona

everywhere the same Problem...hope it works....

Is it only a connection problem from.my side? I was hearing, but now It keeps trying to load. Anyone with the ssme issue?

OMG can’t wait any longer no sound and freezers . Over and out!’

I’d like to know why the province of Ontario is the lowest testing province in Canada what are we going to do to make this up and happen

Is lockdown is going to extension in India?????????

a transcript would be nice. His accent is very difficult to undertand the sound is not functional

Tedros the worst one I hate to see your face.

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No sound so weired how people should listen to WHO

Can’t operate a fb live video... definitely makes me rethink their ability to function and important organization

See the Greatness of such WHO, Looks like they don’t even a employee even on Social Media

I guess some people can hear it. I can't and it doesn't look like he is saying too many nice things I'm out of here

Its makes sense why there is no volume, they want to keep us in dark 😁

No sound for a reason? They can't even get this right.

They are all lining their pockets. Take vitamin c and d. And boost your immune system

Deafness here but can't hear you at all

Hear from north east indian Manipur

Hopefully they are fixing the sound issue

Corona is taking the sound again...this virus is strong!

Looks like we shall learn how to lip read

Anyone from WHO monitoring the comments - there’s no sound

Watching from Mongolia, but can’t hear sound

You failed organization, not even can fix the sound 😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😌

I hear thr sound perfectlt.. he is talking about corona virus

No sound and I think infected by corona

Come on folks.... what’s the point of doing this if there is no sound

I thought there was something wrong with my pc's sound card.

It shows they are not serious ???.. atleast thy can't check like before start ???? Still no sound

He is waiting for instruction from china🤣🤣🤣🤣

I’m not goood in lip readinng, turn on the audio please

If you can't hear the sound you have corona 🏃

No sound what’s wrong please rectify

Yeah I thought my phone was acting up no sound

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Watching from Neptune and our pray for all people of Earth, we love all of you ❤

What a monumental disaster, heartbreaking. All of this .

WHO finally recognizing how they've missed the mark on so much around COVID-19. Guess they are finally admitting they're not worth listening to?

We don’t need the WHO or the UN all they do is cost the USA money that would be better used taking care of our own!

So there's no sound, yet all y'all have an opinion on what's being said?? Wow, the state this world is in .. you're all medical experts AND lip readers. Bravo

Watching from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I Support WHO Director Tedros Adhanom

While Doctors and 👩‍⚕️ Nurses died because of your incompetence!!!! Ur selfishness to cover up on the situations

We are ready to extend our full support on behalf of India.

At least we are all united the world around in not being able to hear this broadcast.

Please translate your press meet videos in other country languages too

Can't hear anything please fix it ... Hoping for the best

WHO: it’s all good, sometimes not so good, but mostly good

Watching from Bulgaria -I could not hear the sound

Watching from Kenya...hoping for positive news today

No sound in South Africa.. lip reading not going so well..

No sound because they talk in vain anyway and do nothing

Hello from Mexico! Vallarta where we gave very little news

From nepal hoping for positive news today .

Hope you will be find the treatment of coronavirus

Guys, watch this live via CTGN.. the sound is on there's

You accept or deny but... WHO is also equally responsible for worldwide deaths due to Coronavirus, Because those sitting in authorities are biased and didn't take it seriously on time.!!

The entire comment section: Watching from ______

May God give this live video an audio

Anyone who can read lips please tell us what they are saying

Sound will probably start when they are ready to begin to

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Thanks for including medical scientist ( lab technician) as we are often forgotten.

I unlike many people am staying home, because I don't want to make your job worse than what it is. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your hard work and dedication. You are appreciated very much. God bless you and stay safe.

A big salute to all medical professionals and health workers of the world.

Thank you doctors, nurses, security guards, cleaners, working in hospitals! You All are Angels send by God to help and care for the sick and May God Bless you and your household for your Good Works in the hospitals. Salute and praise you all for your spirit, mind and soul! Lord, continue to strengthen them all in Good Health and Protection against the coronavirus, in their course of duties! I also pray for those who are also in the frontline, eg Scientists, pharmacists, drivers, who render help in other ways, during the COVID 19 outbreak! God Loves U and you will be Blessed when Jesus returns! In Jesus' Name, Amen! Stay safe and strong! 😀🙏♥️

It’s very very very saddening to see in USA, Govt not providing hospitals with adequate medical supplies, till now to fight this virus war to save more precious lives ... 😔

I would like to give a shout out to my fellow CNA's out there caring for the elderly and disabled. May you stay safe & healthy.

Thank you God bless you always and keep you all safe. May his wisdom be reveal to you to find the cure for this virus to help all humanity. May his love reing in your hearts and his angels guard your coming and going every single day of your lives that no harm comes to you. In the name of the All mighty my Lord and saviour Jesuscrist. Amen

God bless all our frontliners who put their lives on the line every second to make sure the world is healed. You have our prayers and support

CNAs are literally so underappreciated that, even while they consistently have the closest contact with patients during a deadly plague, they seldom get so much as an honerable mention...

Thank to everyone out there working for us all we have to do is stay home stay safe everyone

May God intercede every one of their steps to be an instrument of healing to help the world heal and have another chance to live in truth and humility 🙏🏼❤️

Pharmacist is all-rounder of health care system which work as manufacturing, dispensing, research, new drug invention , sales & marketing etc in various hospitals as well as Pharma companies without any credit of honour & respect.

My humble salute to all these heros in the front line include drivers etc etc who are directly involve in this pandemics tqvvm may they all blessed with good health happiness peace and abundance

What of Pharmacists? They should be appreciated too for ensuring adequate delivery of medicines to both in and out patients during this pandemic.

Best and 1st line support is PPEs. They are not just heroes they are healthcare professionals who require adequate Protection. Salutes are not substitute to PPEs. Health care professionals should not be expected to go beyond their own safety. Because their safety is safety of their society and families. A health care worker whether doctors,nurses, technicians with out adequate PPEs is carrier of the disease to other patients and their families. Divert productions to making of PPEs. So please don't make vulnerability sound virtuous. It's not ethical to ask them to work without adequate PPE's. It's their right to protect themselves and the ethical way to protect patients. Secondly there is this ambiguous guide line that says 'Doctors and nurses working directly with infected people wear PPE', as per evidence there are asymptomatic carriers and social distancing is not possible in a hospital setup when you're working with other colleagues, you can't shout from a distance of 6 feet to another colleague or patient,so people who are working in hospitals whether in infectious diseases or not should consider every patient as Cov19 positive and have same precautions and protections. Again a big shout out of appreciation to all healthcare workers. Stay healthy and well.Amen

You missed out on other heroes. Pharmacist, Medical Assist., Cleaner, Driver, and many more. They need recognition and appreciation as much as the heroes you mentioned above. It's your job to remind society of these underrated unsung heroes.

In our homeland, Pakistan, few doctors protested that they should be given the safety kits received in aids from China. They were baton charged by the law enforcement agencies. FIR lodged against them and sent to custody. The diagnostic kits received in foreign aids are sold to private hospitals and they are charging PKR 11000/- for a PCR test. Pathetic

Dear health heroes & heroines & related parties are greatly appreciate the excellent service rendered by you all to the general public all over the world at this crucial juncture. Let during this critical hour those around you all, breath life and restore good health !

Hats off to all for their dedication and sincere efforts to keep everyone safe taking risk of their lives. Heartfelt thanks and god bless. I will pray for their safety.

Thank you all no words to express though it is dangerous to work in such a situation but still you all took a bold step and working for us god almighty will reward you suitabelly in your times to come thank you once again god bless you and all your families

Thank you all and specially to pharmacy personnel whom none mentions and without them we wouldn't have any medicines

and pharmacist? plz never forget them ... this ur job to remind everyone about pharmacists role in health cycle... thank u ...

There is a number of essential services who don’t get recognized for assisting the public, thank you so much for the workers in the health industry what they do is admirable and I am so thankful, but there are a number of people still working with the public putting their lives in danger to assist others every day, that includes banks, grocery clerks, gas station clerks, hotel staff, fast food employees, police, tax drivers, etc. I have been working with the public every single day because we are an essential service. The world doesn’t just stop there is a lot of people contributing to provide many services.

Yes front line Hero's, nurses, doctors, lab techs, and the many scientists working on vaccines and treatments, thank you doesn't begin to express the gratitude and admiration for your brave and compassionate efforts. Also, I for one am thankful for all at the WHO, for all your efforts, advice, logistics and diplomacy, attempting to provide and arm each nation and country, battling to overcome the individually different geographical and social risks and dangers that this virus is universally threatening and imposing on all of mankind at this time.

Thank you to all the phlebotomists working the front lines (up close and personal) taking patients samples so the doctors can still care for their patients.

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Just staying at home.. Taking proper precautions will solve the purpose! Stay positive soon this deadly disease will subside!

THANK YOU. Honestly I think if people could afford it in their communities it would be great to send some health care workers gift cards to fast food joints or to grocery stores

Certainly they are at high risk & some of them are working without proper PPE. Hats off to these warriors! A big thanks to all those member of our society who are helping with every possible mode rather expecting everything from authorities! W.H.O, kindly join the hands with them & ask the producer of virus- China to act sensibly!!

The doctors need more than applause, they are suffering many doctors and nurses who are removing them from their apartments for fear of being infected, others walk long distances because there is no transportation, they need are very protected with all the necessary clothing to prevent the contagion. WHO obliges governments to provide all the help that health personnel and not only them but also cleaning personnel is fundamental and important. I hope you read my comment thanks

Unfortunately govts have just realized that healthy is worth lately. Long time health systems were not so much considered around the global. Above all thanks all health professionals working against the spread of Covid 19.

Being a Laboratory Scientist it not fun to be referred to as " other health care workers " all the time! Mention our profession as well. We deserve the same respect and recognition. It has nothing to do with Ego as some of you have commented. In every WHO post they always commend Doctors and nurses/ midwives nothing wrong with that but the general public deserves to know that Laboratory Scientist are primary as well. Thank you all for the positive feedback! I hope one day our profession will get the recognition and pay it deserves ♥️♥️♥️

We pray for their good health and every success for their untiring efforts in this adverse pandemic situation. Mere thanks I think is NOT ENOUGH for them. Rather we would remain grateful for all of them. Surely our lives without them are not possible and for that I offer honour to them!

YOU ARE SAFE AT HOME .STAY WHERE YOU ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY . KEEP THE HOUSE CLEAN AND NOT SMELLY .KEEP YOUR PETS SAFE IN A ROOM .DO NOT ALLOW THEM TO ROAM AROUND .ALL YOUR WASTE SHOULD BE OUT OF THE HOUSE. SPRAY FOR INSECTS N MOSQUITOES . FAMILIES MUST BATHE AND CHANGE CLOTHES DAILY . DO NOT GET DEPRESSED UNREASONABLY . BE POSITIVE .

Uhm, respiratory therapist? the one in their face, getting covered with the Covid droplets while trying to intubate , place bipap or high flow cannula on, deliver med nebs. The one running the vents. 🙋‍♀️

Thank you Nurses being a Nurse Aide in the late 70s early 80s I understand how important the work This Team does for all of New Zealand Kia Kaha Stay Strong.

God bless all the frontliners for risking their own lives! 🙏💕

Thank you to all Fronliners doctors,nurses and others work hard for risking virus covid 19..take care for ur' health too.

Thank you ...you guys are the champions...It's really brave and selfless of the service you are providing...God bless you and keep you safe.

We thank all of you who are risking your lives to save others that are in need of your service, from janitors, HHA, NA, LPN, RN, DR. of all sort, we solute you, you guys are the true heroes, may God bless and protect you all under his mighty wings🙏🙏👏👏 God is in control many of us believe that we❤you all, again God bless y'all.

All frontline carers have a right to protection and access to the equipment they need when they need it. None of the front line should have to worry about supplies, their employer has a duty of care to ensure it is available otherwise they are plain negligent. You wouldn't put a soldier in the front line unarmed would you? 💙

Health care professionals who do not have appropriate masks, gowns, gloves, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) should refuse to go to work.

WHO has missed every model out there. You have zero credibility.

Working with COVID-19 patients without PPE is like suicidal attempt and it will be called as foolishness by the so called authorities

Thank you all of you frontliners , Doctors , Nurses . And all who help to fight this corona virus.

Maybe the WHO should have been on top of this out break from the start .

Saying thank you is just not enough, we're indebted for your sacrifices and trapped in the danger of getting infected yourselves. 🙏 May God protect each and everyone of you. God bless.

can someone please tell me how i can find out about road check points.im scheduled to have surgery in wellington(im in DANNEVIRKE) my daughter needs to travel from MARTON TO DANNEVIRKE to take care of her mum who has severe disabilities.if i cant get a serious reply then ive got no option but cancel my operation

Thanks to the sacrifices of nurses and doctors to make up for the injuries caused by the lack of WHO's professional capabilities.

For me it’s no different to a soldier going into battle what you brave front line health workers are doing. Probably harder for you as the enemy is invisible🇬🇸🇬🇧❤️😷

Thank you to all who work for us..The government and all law abiding citizens we salute all frontliners that make us proud and salute each and everyone of you.Our prayers sended and May God Protect His Mighty Hand And Heal Our Land soonest..Thank you .

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We celebrate with gratitude all health workers across the globe working in the front line to help the sick, especially at this distressing time. You are extraordinary heroes and heroines, great friends of humanity. Thank you very much indeed.

Thanks to all Health Care Professionals 🙏 world wide. They have been putting extra efforts and risking their lives. Salute to them 🙏. So many lives could have been saved if COVID19 outbreak was declared as PANDEMIC much earlier and other countries would have taken appropriate measures accordingly.

To the people all over the world who are involved 1- Front Line people, that do their part keeping social distanceing and only leaving their home for essential needs; 2- To the Last Line Doctors, nurses, and Paramedics who continuously put themselves in danger to help others. We the one's who are safe because of your efforts commend you and salute you for your efforts. Our only effort was to do nothing but listen, and some of us are foolish for not even doing that. However, some of us are ready and willing to assist in any way we can, even if it is ”Staying at Home”

They're doing a great job, we appreciate it but i feel like we're overhyping them a bit. I mean, didnt they voluntarily sign up for their duties and all subweights that come with it?

Health is wealth 🌏🌏🏕🌹🌹 this kind of global pandemic decease we have to fight together for our nation and families. If Nation save definitely we r in the safe zone. I would like humble request to all stay at home plz do not go crowdy places. God helps those who help themselves 👏👏🌹🌹👏👏🌏🌏🌏

Thank you , world Health heroes , thanks to all doctors and nurses prayer to mighty God to save life of all human being , thanks again from Costa Rica.

Salute all doctors, nurses and other medical staffs. Those who secrifice their whole lives for others will remain in our hearts forever. May the Almighty Allah grant them an altitude place and rest their souls in Jannatul Firdus. There should be an award of "Heroes of the world" and give it to all who serve the world humanity in this critical situation.🙏 We demand it.

Doctors and all other are who work and support to perform sublime duties are the spine of a Nation I along with my Indian community salute them Congrats

Greetings to all doctors, nurses and medical staff. Those who believe in their entire lives for others will remain in our hearts forever. May God give them a high place and everyone who serves the world in this critical situation...xxx

Thank you all Doctors and nurses first defenders who put their life at risk for all of us

كلنا ندعو إلى الصحة، والأخذ بعين الإعتبار هذا المرض الذي يحدق بنا ، كلنا مسؤولون تجاه المجتمع ،سلامة الفرد في سلامة المجتمع وسلامة المجتمع في سلامة الفرد، ومن أحياها فكأنما أحيا الناس جميعا. التوعية والإرشاد سلاح فعال والإلتزام بالحجر الصحي خير من أن نلقى حتفنا. المزيد من الصبر والاحتساب ستزول الجائحة، وتعود المياه إلى مجاريها، وشكرا لكل الأطباء والممرضين الساهرون المكافحون من أجل سلامة المواطن وشكرا لكل المساهمين في العمليات التحسسية والإرشادية دمتم سالمين غانمين، وشكرا

تحية لجميع الأطباء والممرضات والطاقم الطبي. أولئك الذين يؤمنون حياتهم كلها للآخرين سيبقون في قلوبنا إلى الأبد. فليعطيهم الله مكاناً عالياً ولكل من يخدم العالم في هذه الحالة الحرجة

what is the meaning of eight rows of claps and the message in the forth? Is it random or have a meaning?

I am appreciated all those people in global who, work for saving the people of world. And also know that in entire world the first line of saving the humans is Doctors,Nurses,pharmacist,and all those health care professional of medical realeted. In this critical situation really Doctor are Heroes and appreciate ther work in risking their own lives for saving the others humans. Lot of thanks!!! To Dr sahban" For saving many lives could have been saved.. And also thansfull to world health organizations to give awareness time to time, REALLY!! GREAT jobs.

We do not need "heroes". We need our families, friends, co-workers, all in good health. You delayed in your action and thus you failed. So stop. Just stop.

Explain to the people whats behind this virus!!! What are you preparing to the earth!!! Lockdown is the baddest and oldest decision for fightin a virus with 10% mortality!!! Italy in 2016/2017 season had 38800 deaths by seasonal flu! Again whats behind this covid19????

In 1870 Nightingale Florence said "It will take 150 years, for the world to realize the importance of Nurses...." And booom this year we celebrating Nurses our heroes and heroines in the fight of Covid19. Thank You.👏👏👏

The docters., nurses., police and social workers were great.. We were also great when we stay in home.... don't forget it....😎🔥🔥🔥

I salute all the people who truly sacrifice their selves in facing pandemic to make sure that others will be safe. Thank you..thank you...god bless!

السيد مقتدى محمد الصدر 7/4/2020 In the name of God of lords 0 people Today, I'm obliged to inform you about a matter which it should be applied to raise the trial, and it includes all people in all world and each one who believes in the existence of Allah even though that isn't deep, 0 people you are obliged by this matter so don't slacken nor neglect, You have to prostrate with shedding tears and supplication for thirty minutes after the time of next Friday prayer directly and before afternoon prayer to raise the calamity from this nation, My master: Witness that I inform Knowing that I will hold Friday prayer in special in somewhere in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf with some believers and on behalf of the believers - So to speak- who can't hold it, if I remain alive, I will prostrate with you, so I ask you to invoke for me, The lower slave Muqtada Al-Sadr

To those who fought a battle that we never prepared for. To those who took the courage to stand in line for us. To those who gave their lives for us to live. To those who left everything behind to save mankind. To the greatest heroes of our time #Thank you May all your efforts and struggle never be in vain. And may the good Lord who blesses us for our good deeds bless you and your generation..... And for those that lost their lives, may God grant you everlasting rest #We_love_you_all

Thank you very much from Poland

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I personally appreciate that doctors and nurses, because they know if they give treatment of Corona virus patients then maybe can be infected them, and even they can die, after that they treatment all the patients to keep their life risk, so i will say, doctors and nurses are real hero in the whol would.

It is unclear yet why you guys have acted bit late to this pandemic since you supposed to monitor pandemic threats at every corner worldwide, particularly in China,who obviously hidden the real scale of infection. How can you gain credibility, for not acting due time to, prevent or alert world countries espec. US, to this pandemic, for what you are paid and obligated to do. One more issue to be cleared out, why the virus is spreaded out faster in Europe and US then rest of China territory ( beside the wuhan), eventhought there was at least one month virus being undetected?

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COVID-19 Updates and Government Guidance

Information from the White House and the CDC

The White House, in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidance for large events and mass gatherings and recommends that for the next eight weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 10 people or more throughout the United States. More information on the White House’s guidance can be found by clicking here and the CDC’s guidance can be found by clicking here.

You can learn more about the Coronavirus from the National Club Association right here.

Learn more about the CDC and the Coronavirus here.

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Here you will find the latest situation updates and data regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for the WHO.

 

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Letter from the PGA of America Officers

Read everything the PGA Professional needs to know from the PGA of America

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the worlds of business and sports has quickly become more far reaching than we could have imagined. Our business will be affected, as will the lives of our friends and family. We are all feeling the strain of the unknown and the stress and anxiety a crisis can cause.

We want you to know that your Association is doing everything we can to mitigate risk and lead in a challenging time. Times like these give us a moment to pause and to assess changes that our facilities and association can pursue…to act in a way that reflects golf’s values among our constituents, and to stand tall knowing that we are the keepers of the game.

First and foremost, in challenging times like these, our utmost priority is on the health and well-being of our members and all involved with the work of the PGA.

While at least the next few weeks will prove challenging for our entire society, the golf industry will need to be prepared to come back strongly after things return to normal. We should be preparing now to take the necessary steps to reassure the public about the many benefits of our game, facilities and Professionals.

As such, we are thinking pragmatically about the Association’s business through the framework of our long-term strategic plan with focus on our members, game, business and people. For the purposes of this letter, we’ve bucketed the communication into three areas:

  • PGA Professionals, their facilities and the golf industry
  • Our Championships and events
  • The operations of the Association and Sections.

PGA Professionals, their facilities and the golf industry – Communication is key. Yesterday, PGA Chief Membership Officer John Easterbrook sent a note to the membership outlining that PGA HQ staff will be operating remotely effective Monday; while Valhalla and PGA Golf Club remain open to the public. We also provided a set of common-sense recommendations for consideration by operators.  We have committed to keeping PGA Professionals up-to-date through “Five Things to Know” and PGA.org on a regular basis. From an MSR and education perspective, please note the following:

  • MSR Cycle – Extend the MSR cycle deadline from June 15, 2021 to June 15, 2022, for all Members. This is due to a number of MSR activity opportunities – meetings, education, tournaments, player development – that could be postponed or canceled. Additionally, this relieves pressure on Sections and Members to conduct or take part in these activities during this unprecedented time of uncertainty.
  • Acceptable Progress – Extend the Acceptable Progress deadlines of all PGA Associates by one year. As travel to the PGA Education Center is currently curtailed, PGA Education staff is exploring online opportunities.  With the uncertainty of testing sites remaining open, this provides flexibility with regard to Associates meeting their deadlines.
  • PGA Golf Management University Students – 14 of our 18 GMU’s have currently cancelled classes and have moved to online delivery.  PGA Education Staff will work with the universities directly in regard to needed accommodations within the Criteria and Standards.
  • PGA Associates – We have cancelled pending seminars at Port St. Lucie through April.  81 individuals were impacted and we are refunding everyone’s registration fee and charging them back at a discounted rate.  The team is looking into online options that could be adopted in the future. Teaching & coaching and Executive Management is offered on a quarterly basis and therefore have not been impacted.

Championships and Events – At this time, we are working closely with state and local public health and government officials in Texas, California and Michigan and Pennsylvania regarding the playing of our upcoming events: The PPC, PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship and the KPMG Womens PGA Championshiop. With the PGA TOUR canceling of The Players Championship and its next three events; the LPGA postponing its next three events, including its first Major Championship, after already cancelling three tournaments in Asia; and Augusta National postponing the Masters, we will be asked many questions about the status of our Championships and events.

We will continue to evaluate the status of each event every two weeks and provide further updates when available. Our hope is that the situation will improve, and once cleared by public health authorities, our events could be a welcome a “return to normal” in some form. That said, the health and well-being of all involved is our first priority and mandates from public health authorities will guide our decisions.

Due to recent NCAA actions, our PGA Works Collegiate Championship and the NextGen Spring Nationals are being cancelled as of today.  

Association/Section Business – As noted above, we have asked all staff to work remotely for the foreseeable future in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among our team. We would recommend that all PGA Sections follow our lead in this area. We have stressed to our staff how important it is that we continue to operate at an extremely high level to serve our Members and Sections during this period.

In addition, we have put a travel ban in effect both internationally and domestically. Again, we would recommend that you do the same. For at least the next four weeks, we also recommend that you postpone any group gatherings you are planning to host. And most importantly, stay close to what your state and local officials advise for your area. In addition, with the PGA Tour event cancelations, the corresponding qualifying events are also cancelled. Please let those participants know immediately.

PGA Member Assistance Program

People are understandably concerned about their health, jobs and future. During these unprecedented times, the PGA Member Assistance Program provides confidential, professional counseling and online services for a wide array of personal and well-being concerns.  We encourage you to remind your fellow Members they can seek help at resources.pga.org. In addition, online guidance on preventive health and safety measures we can all take are available from the CDC.

We pledge to communicate relentlessly with all stakeholders and be open at all times as this situation inevitably evolves. Please feel free to reach out to us at any time with questions and concerns. Remember that we are all in this together, will get out of it together and be that much stronger for the experience.

Sincerely,
Suzy Whaley, President               Jim Richerson, Vice President               John Lindert, Secretary