As part of efforts to control the spread of coronavirus in Puerto Rico, the Public Health Trust and Ponce Health Sciences University have developed the Epidemiological Surveillance System platform, which allows scientists to track and disseminate the results on the evolution of COVID-19 on t…
With the quarantine to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Puerto Rico, many community and nonprofit organizations have seen their ability to offer social services –which are essential for the country's vulnerable populations– be limited.
Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves.
The Puerto Rico National Guard (PRNG) is continuing to screen passengers arriving at the island's main airport to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic is leading to information overload for many people, often making it difficult to separate fact from fiction and rumor from deliberate efforts to mislead.
In light of the health concerns surrounding the coronavirus epidemic, the U.S. Census Bureau has suspended door-to-door visits nationwide, including Puerto Rico, until April 1.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has upgraded its already dire warning to Americans against all international travel as the coronavirus outbreak spreads.
Sales spiked in a matter of days, industry experts say. Some of the purchases are made by people buying their first firearm. Others are existing gun owners adding to their collection or stocking up on ammunition after seeing grocery stores depleted.
All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This decision protects the population we serve—older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions—and our employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Ho…
With the world in alarm mode over the coronavirus pandemic, many parents are interested in how to speak to their young children about what is happening in their local communities as well as the rest of the world. With Puerto Rico under a lockdown and curfew, many parents want to talk to thei…
As one of the early applicants under laws 20 and 22 of 2012, I can attest there was a certain apprehension towards potential changes to the laws that supposedly would be immutable. There was a perception that government had a history of changing the game and not honoring the letter, and even…
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has allocated $5.87 million to the Puerto Rico government to help in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
Governor Wanda Vázquez announced she is putting Puerto Rico under a state of emergency that would allow the activation of the National Guard.