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FDA News: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup, March 24, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments

While many Americans are sheltering at home to help “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of coronavirus disease (also called COVID-19), they might be tempted to buy or use questionable products that claim to help diagnose, treat, cure, and even prevent COVID-19

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La FDA alerta a los consumidores sobre los kits de prueba para el COVID-19 fraudulentos no autorizados

Declaración del Dr. Stephen M. Hahn M.D., comisionado de la FDA y Judith A. McMeekin, Pharm.D., subcomisionada para Asuntos Regulatorios, Oficina de Asuntos Regulatorios

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LULAC News & Press Releases

North Texas Regional Meeting: COVID-19 Status

May 28, 2020

North Texas Regional Meeting: COVID-19 Status

With Dr. Roberto De La Cruz
COVID-19 Impact: Latinos At Risk

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Impact: Latinos At Risk

The sweeping discussion included the major issues Latinos are confronting in a COVID-19 context.
Impacto COVID-19: Latinos en Riesgo

May 27, 2020

Impacto COVID-19: Latinos en Riesgo

La discusion incluyo los mas importantes temas que los Latinos estan enfrentando en el contexto del COVID-19.
LULAC Taking Action So Latinos Are Taken Into Account In U.S.

May 27, 2020

LULAC Taking Action So Latinos Are Taken Into Account In U.S.

President and CEO of Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Say Community Wants More than Words and Promises
LULAC National President Meets With UFCW And JBS Meatpacking Company On Fact Finding Mission

May 22, 2020

LULAC National President Meets With UFCW And JBS Meatpacking Company On Fact Finding Mission

Leader of Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Holds Talks With Labor and CEO, Then Visits Plant in Greeley, Colorado
LULAC Declares Victory In Texas Vote By Mail Lawsuit

May 19, 2020

LULAC Declares Victory In Texas Vote By Mail Lawsuit

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Applauds Court Order Allowing All Texas Voters to Vote by Mail During COVID-19 Pandemic
News Conference: Responding to Hate at “Stay at Home” Protests

May 18, 2020

News Conference: Responding to Hate at “Stay at Home” Protests

Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Speaks Out Against COVID-19 “Stay-At-Home” Protests in Illinois
LULAC Joins Coalition In Denouncing Hate Speech

May 18, 2020

LULAC Joins Coalition In Denouncing Hate Speech

Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Speaks Out Against COVID-19 “Stay-At-Home” Protests in Illinois
LULAC Urges Congress To Pass The Heroes Act, Which Provides Overdue Protections For Vulnerable Communities Previously Left Out Of Relief Packages

May 15, 2020

LULAC Urges Congress To Pass The Heroes Act, Which Provides Overdue Protections For Vulnerable Communities Previously Left Out Of Relief Packages

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Applauds House Leadership for Including Economic Relief and Protections For Immigrants Previously Left Out of COVID-19 Stimulus Package.
LULAC Seeks To Join Lawsuit To Protect People Who Test Positive For COVID-19 From Having Their Personal Information Turned Over To Police

May 14, 2020

LULAC Seeks To Join Lawsuit To Protect People Who Test Positive For COVID-19 From Having Their Personal Information Turned Over To Police

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Files a Motion to Intervene Supporting McHenry County, IL Health Department in Efforts to Block the Release of the Names and Addresses of People who Test Positive for COVID-19
LULAC Files Lawsuit With Partners To Challenge Voter Suppression In Texas

May 12, 2020

LULAC Files Lawsuit With Partners To Challenge Voter Suppression In Texas

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls for Expanded Resources as New Data Confirms Latinos are Bearing the Economic Brunt of COVID-19
LULAC Wishes Moms Feliz Día De Las Madres

May 10, 2020

LULAC Wishes Moms
Feliz Día De Las Madres

Three LULAC National Presidents Share Their Personal Message
LULAC Calls For Increased Economic Support For Latinos As Report Shows Hispanics Face Job Loss At Twice The Rate Of Whites

May 8, 2020

LULAC Calls For Increased Economic Support For Latinos As Report Shows Hispanics Face Job Loss At Twice The Rate Of Whites

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls for Expanded Resources as New Data Confirms Latinos are Bearing the Economic Brunt of COVID-19
CNN: Domingo Garcia on Protecting Essential Workers in Meatpacking Plants

May 6, 2020

CNN: Domingo Garcia on Protecting Essential Workers in Meatpacking Plants

Listen to Domingo Garcia LULAC National President with CNN's John King on the #COVID19 Pandemic and the threat it poses to workers in meat plants across the nation.
LULAC To Meatpacking Company Owners And Elected Leaders: Much More Is Needed Now

May 1, 2020

LULAC To Meatpacking Company Owners And Elected Leaders: Much More Is Needed Now

Manhattan, Kansas - The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today responded to the communication from the Office of the Governor..
LULAC Responds To Trump Administration Declaring Meat Plants “Critical Infrastructure” And Treating Essential Workers As Disposable

Apr 28, 2020

LULAC Responds To Trump Administration Declaring Meat Plants “Critical Infrastructure” And Treating Essential Workers As Disposable

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Reacts to Reports of Forthcoming Executive Order to Keep Meat Processing Facilities Open
LULAC and U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launch Campaign to Save Latino Businesses

Apr 23, 2020

LULAC and U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launch Campaign to Save Latino Businesses

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization joins Largest National Hispanic Business Organization for a Campaign to Save Latino Businesses
LULAC Condemns Congress’ Failure To Provide Targeted Support To Communities Of Color In Latest Stimulus Package

Apr 22, 2020

LULAC Condemns Congress’ Failure To Provide Targeted Support To Communities Of Color In Latest Stimulus Package

In a Letter to Congress, the Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls for Economic Relief for Small & Medium-Sized Businesses Owned by People of Color
LULAC Urges Illinois Governor To Release Detained Minors At Chicago Facility

Apr 22, 2020

LULAC Urges Illinois Governor To Release Detained Minors At Chicago Facility

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls on Governor Pritzker to Release Unaccompanied Youth Detained at Chicago Facility to Stem COVID-19 Risk
Let’s Save Latino Owned Businesses

Apr 21, 2020

Let’s Save Latino Owned Businesses

Co-sign the Save Latino Owned Businesses letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Small Business Administration
LULAC Underscores White House Incompetence As Trump Plans To Suspend All Immigration, Despite That Nearly All Immigration Has Already Been Restricted Due To COVID-19

Apr 21, 2020

LULAC Underscores White House Incompetence As Trump Plans To Suspend All Immigration, Despite That Nearly All Immigration Has Already Been Restricted Due To COVID-19

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Confronts Trump Administration’s Plan to Suspend Immigration to the U.S. Amid COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 Latino Impact Report

Apr 14, 2020

COVID-19 Latino Impact Report

Dark clouds hang over 5 Million Latinos in the Sunshine State of Florida. Nearly 400,000 workers in the state have filed unemployment claims in just the last 2 ½ weeks. So many more are trying to do so that the State of Florida unemployment website crashed.
Florida Unemployment Now!

Apr 4, 2020

Florida Unemployment Now!

Dark clouds hang over 5 Million Latinos in the Sunshine State of Florida. Nearly 400,000 workers in the state have filed unemployment claims in just the last 2 ½ weeks. So many more are trying to do so that the State of Florida unemployment website crashed.
LULAC Demands U.S. Department Of Labor Provide Clear Guidelines To Protect Essential Workers, Especially In The Food Industry

Mar 31, 2020

LULAC Demands U.S. Department Of Labor Provide Clear Guidelines To Protect Essential Workers, Especially In The Food Industry

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Sends Letter to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Demanding Clear Guidelines for Employers to Include Appropriate Safety Equipment, Paid Sick Days, and Regular Health Checks for Essential Workers
LULAC Calls Upon Congress To Provide Protections For Immigrants In The Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Mar 31, 2020

LULAC Calls Upon Congress To Provide Protections For Immigrants In The Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Demands that Federal Legislators Include Protections for All Workers, Including Immigrant Communities
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Mar 29, 2020

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

This assistance is critical to our community because today there are 4.65 million Latino-owned companies representing 14% of the 33 million total U.S. businesses
LULAC Urges Congress To Step Up And Address People Left Out Of Senate $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill

Mar 26, 2020

LULAC Urges Congress To Step Up And Address People Left Out Of Senate $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Continues to Push Federal Legislators to Ensure that All Workers are Protected
LULAC Statement On $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill To Address Coronavirus Pandemic And Calls For Inclusiveness Of Communities Of Color

Mar 25, 2020

LULAC Statement On $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill To Address Coronavirus Pandemic And Calls For Inclusiveness Of Communities Of Color

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Continues to Push Federal Legislators to Ensure that All Workers are Protected, Including Latinos whose Backbreaking Labor Sustains the US Economy
LULAC Launches Website To Help The Latino Community Access Critical COVID-19 Information And Resources

Mar 25, 2020

LULAC Launches Website To Help The Latino Community Access Critical COVID-19 Information And Resources

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Launches Online Platform to provide individuals impacted by COVID-19 with resources and important information
LULAC, Farmworker Justice & Justice for Migrant Women Join Forces Calling for Legislation that Protects Working Families

Mar 23, 2020

LULAC, Farmworker Justice & Justice for Migrant Women Join Forces Calling for Legislation that Protects Working Families

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Teams Up with Other Workers Rights Organizations Calling for Legislation that Provides Unemployment Benefits, Testing, and Treatment for All Workers Amid Devastating Pandemic
LULAC exige asistencia gubernamental inmediata para comunidades latinas afectadas por la pandemia de coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020

LULAC exige asistencia gubernamental inmediata para comunidades latinas afectadas por la pandemia de coronavirus

La organización de derechos civiles latinos más antigua y grande exhorta al gobierno federal a proveer asistencia inmediata para latinos de bajo ingreso y de clase trabajadora devastados por la pandemia global
LULAC Calls For Immediate Government Assistance For Latino Communities Impacted By The Coronavirus Pandemic

Mar 20, 2020

LULAC Calls For Immediate Government Assistance For Latino Communities Impacted By The Coronavirus Pandemic

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Urges Federal Government to Provide Immediate Assistance to Low-Income and Working-Class Latinos Devastated by the Global Pandemic
Seniors Everywhere, Don’t Feel Discouraged

Mar 20, 2020

Seniors Everywhere, Don’t Feel Discouraged

Ms. Elia Mendoza, National VP for the Elderly

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