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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Indiana Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 4/30/2020

April 30, 2020

Today’s updates discusses a cleaning service being acquired by the state to help decontaminate essential workers’ N95 masks. Additionally, the update discusses the state’s plan to centralize contact tracing efforts and the launch of additional free drive-thru testing sites. RESOURCES Indiana has acquired a cleaning service for medical workers, dentists, and other essential workers using […]

Missouri Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 4/30/2020

April 30, 2020

Today’s updates discusses two counties within the state taking a different direction than the statewide reopening of the economy. Additionally, it discusses the plan to keep casinos in the state closed until they can open statewide. EMERGENCY POWERS Moniteau County health officials stated on Wednesday that this central Missouri county is working to adopt a […]

Illinois Government Responses to COVID-19 – Updated 4/30/2020

April 30, 2020

Today’s updates discusses The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection’s webinars aimed at helping guide Illinois businesses through the new Executive Order. Additionally, a nonprofit will donate hundreds of thousands of free masks to Chicago residents, and another state representative filed a lawsuit Wednesday regarding Governor Pritzker’s new Executive Order. RESOURCES The Department of Business […]

Buyer Beware: Unsubstantiated Covid-19 Related Advertising Claims

April 30, 2020

Recent FTC Actions To Stem Virulent Schemes The COVID-19 pandemic has yielded no shortage of fraudulent schemes to fool consumers into wasting their money.  Charlatans have unleashed a flurry of unsubstantiated coronavirus treatment and prevention claims to promote dubious products and services, preying on consumers’ hopes and fears.  Last week alone, the FTC staff sent […]

Indiana Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 4/29/2020

April 29, 2020

Today’s update includes Governor Holcomb’s plans for reopening the state on Friday, May 1. It also discusses Indiana’s COVID-19 research study and its partnership with a health services innovation company for more testing. ECONOMY Governor Holcomb has announced that he is working around the clock on a plan to reopen the state this Friday. More guidance, […]

Missouri Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 4/29/2020

April 29, 2020

Today’s updates discusses data in support of Governor Parson’s recovery plan. Additionally, this update discusses the decrease in COVID-19 cases across the state, except for the St. Louis region. ECONOMY Governor Parson released data supporting his plan to reopen the state next week. The plan, called the “Show Me Strong Recovery Plan,” rests on four […]

Illinois Government Responses to COVID-19 – Updated 4/29/2020

April 29, 2020

Today’s updates discusses a record high of COVID-19-related deaths in Illinois along with several more confirmed cases. In addition, this update discusses a second GOP state representative filing suit against Pritzker for his directive, and information released regarding a decrease in jobs across the state as a result of COVID-19 impacts. HEALTH While other states […]

Indiana Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 4/28/2020

April 28, 2020

Today’s updates discusses the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s creation of a mental health resource website. Additionally, this update discusses Cass County declaring a local public health emergency and the state requiring long-term care facilities to communicate with residents about daily COVID-19 updates. RESOURCES Governor Holcomb announced that the Indiana Family and Social Services […]

Missouri Government Actions on COVID-19 – Updated 4/28/2020

April 28, 2020

Today’s updates discusses Governor Parson’s plan for reopening the economy next week, including recommended safety guidelines for residents and businesses. ECONOMY Governor Parson has announced phases in which the state of Missouri will reopen, which he hopes will mitigate the possibility of causing another spike in COVID-19 cases. For example, in Phase One the Governor’s […]

Illinois Government Responses to COVID-19 – Updated 4/28/2020

April 28, 2020

Today’s update discusses further this week’s judicial ruling on Governor Pritzker’s stay-at-home order. Additionally, the update discusses the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission creating a COVID-19 task force and the Governor’s addressing downstate residents in his briefing. EMERGENCY POWERS Yesterday, a Southern Illinois Judge entered a temporary restraining order (“TRO”) in a lawsuit filed against Governor […]

COVID-19 Updates

HeplerBroom is pleased to announce that its physical offices have reopened. While the health and safety of our clients, employees, and families, remain our top priority, HeplerBroom attorneys and staff are returning to our offices on full-time or modified schedules. Our offices are open to visitors and clients with scheduled appointments, with appropriate screening of visitors and social-distancing protocols. HeplerBroom will continue to follow CDC recommendations for cleaning and sanitizing.

We are very proud of the dedicated efforts of our attorneys and staff to provide great service and work product to our clients during the pandemic. This would not have been possible without the incredible support provided by the HeplerBroom IT Department and other essential personnel who supported our personnel and clients from the office locations while the rest of our teams worked remotely.

If you have questions about visiting our offices, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you in person again in the near future.