State of California, the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA), and Autodesk.

Jul 02, 2020

Recent Action by Governor Newsom

Governor Newsom announced a new partnership between the State of California, the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA), and Autodesk. This partnership has created the "Safely Making California" Marketplace to help fill a critical gap for all sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will connect CMTA member manufacturers and other manufacturers to employers who have the need to purchase non-medical grade Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Visit the website by clicking here, or the above image.




The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California's positivity rate – a key indicator of community spread – is trending modestly upward in the 14-day average. Hospitalization rates over the long-term are showing a slight uptick in the 14-day average. California has 200,461 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed. Click here to read more.




·     On June 25, Governor Newsom released tools, technology, and data that will allow scientists, researchers, technologists, and all Californians to better understand the impact of COVID-19. This includes the California COVID Assessment Tool, or CalCAT, a "model of models" that contains assessments of the spread of COVID-19, short-term forecasts of disease trends, and scenarios of the course of the disease from modeling groups across the country. Read more here.


·     On June 25, Governor Newsom issued a proclamation of a budget emergency to make additional resources available to fund the state's ongoing emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring the availability of funding for personal protective equipment, medical equipment and other expenditures as necessary to support a potential hospital surge and provide necessary services to vulnerable populations. Read more here.


·     On June 22, Governor Newsom signed an executive order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order extends a waiver that allows retailers to temporarily pause in-store redemption of beverage containers to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The order also temporarily suspends the requirement for recycling centers to hold a minimum number of hours of operation. Read more here.

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