COVID-19

State Responses to COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

by FOCUS, a Leonine Business As states receive their allotment of COVID-19 vaccinations, many health departments are grappling with vaccine distribution plans that inoculate the most vulnerable of the population. Federal guidance provided little framework for states to follow as they scramble to rollout vaccines for healthcare personnel and critical populations, including immunocompromised individuals and […]

2020 Vermont Legislative Session Timeline

Part 1 – Pre-COVID 19 – January and February 2020 The Vermont Legislature convenes in early January.  Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman announces he will challenge Governor Phil Scott for the state’s highest office. This announcement puts the focus on the election as Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe and Senator Debbie Ingram announce they will […]

LEONINE PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES FREE 50-STATE COVID-19 RESOURCES WEBSITE

FOCUS, a Leonine Public Affairs business, has announced an online 50-state COVID-19 resources website, updated daily and available to the general public. “COVID-19 policy is being handled on a state-by-state basis, making this website an invaluable resource for policymakers and government affairs professionals during this unprecedented time,” said Leif Johnson, President of FOCUS. “From stay-at-home […]

Crisis Communications In The COVID-19 Era

By Alex MacLean The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis that most of us have ever faced. A few short months ago it was unimaginable that healthcare and other essential workers would soon be on the frontlines of the battle against a deadly global pandemic. It was unthinkable that business owners and their employees would […]