Across the state, families and agencies are showing their appreciation to our essential staff working at homes and apartments across the Commonwealth. We thank all of staff for being committed to our community. Here are recent demonstrations of our appreciation from across the state. Do you have something you want to share with us in thanks?
The past week was an eventful one with gains in supporting staff with premium pay including additional reimbursement for agencies, and further movement toward our health care goals. In this update, we’ll give you short recaps of those gains, touch on the 2020 Census (yes – still trying to increase responses!), and cover federal activity.
We all hope that Massachusetts COVID-19 illness statistics will start to drop over the next few weeks. It is difficult to imagine what others are going through as we face our own sense of loss over these weeks. But what makes us human is appreciating that for others the experience may be more than they can handle.