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Event: 6/12 COVID-19 Insurance News Update Webinar

Insurance is an essential business. We must be knowledgeable and available to help ease our clients fears and anxiety. Every Friday, this weekly webinar will give you a chance to hear about current COVID-19 insurance news from our industry experts, and get your questions answered. Register now.

COVID-19 Insurance News

Insurance is an essential business. We must be knowledgeable and available to help ease our clients fears and anxiety. Visit our site for current commentary from our insurance experts, and curated content form around the web, for the latest COVID-19 insurance news. See more.

COVID-19 Prompts Congress to Discuss Liability Protection Legislation

Buchanan is counseling colleges and universities on ways to be insulated from—or minimize—risks associated with COVID-19-related class action lawsuits (see “Tuition Refund Class Actions Abound: How Institutions Can Prevent of Minimize Lawsuits in the Coming School Year”). Read more.

WHO clarifies comments on asymptomatic spread of coronavirus: 'There's much unknown'

The World Health Organization tried on Tuesday to clear up confusing comments about how often people can spread the coronavirus when they do not have symptoms. Read more.

12 Bucks Co. COVID-19 cases linked to house gathering in Cape May County

Health officials in Bucks County, Pa. said over the weekend that at least 12 cases of COVID-19 have been traced to exposure at recent house gatherings in Cape May County, New Jersey. Read more.

Almost one-third of new Pa. coronavirus cases in Dauphin, Lancaster, York and Lebanon counties

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed 506 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 75,592 in all 67 counties. The state also reported 12 new deaths, for 5,943 total, in 55 counties. Read more.

PA legislature passes resolution to end shutdown but Wolf’s office says that won’t happen

There was noticeable activity in the Pennsylvania legislature on Tuesday after a resolution looking to end Gov. Wolf’s shutdown passed both the state House and Senate. Read more.

Gov. Wolf Announces $225 Million Grant Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Governor Tom Wolf today announced a $225 million statewide grant program to support small businesses that were impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent business closure order. Read more.

The SECURE and CARES Acts Impact on Your Clients

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act became effective January 1, 2020. Just three months later, the Act was pushed to the back burner by the Coronavirus pandemic prompting a second piece of legislation to be adopted, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Read more.

Annuity Virtual Sales Resources

In our current environment, with the health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, we wanted to provide resources to help you continue to generate sales and revenue. Please see below for a collection of resources from our carriers that currently allow for the use of virtual sales. Please refer to each carrier’s materials/announcements for specific guidelines. Read more.