Statewide Response to COVID-19: Maine's Public Safety & Emergency Leaders Respond to The Crisis
This is the second segment of a two-hour Maine Calling, as we continue to cover the pressing issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first segment, click here.
For many, the current restrictions on day to day life imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic have reached a point where it feels like wartime: limited supplies, staying sheltered, loss of income and ability to carry on with normal behavior. We talk with our state leaders about how public safety and emergency management are addressing this crisis situation in Maine.
Michael Sauschuk, commissioner, Maine Department of Public Safety
Maj. Gen. Douglas Farnham, commissioner, Maine’s Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management
Michelle LaBree (call-in), director, Penobscot County Emergency Management
- 43 COVID-19 cases found in Maine health care workers
- CDC Resources for First Responders and Law Enforcement
- Maine Emergency Management Agency
- Office of Governor Janet T. Mills: Preparing for and Responding to Covid-19
- Arrests in southern Maine drop in midst of coronavirus pandemic
- Coronavirus could be FEMA’s biggest disaster ever, and it threatens to swamp the agency
- More police are getting coronavirus, that could be bad news for public safety in the US
- Trump Invokes Defense Production Act to Force GM to Make Ventilators
- Trump authorizes call-up of military reservists to active duty
- Rhode Island governor orders National Guard to track down and quarantine visiting New Yorkers