March 15, 2020 – Battleship IOWA Closure Update

Some of things going on to assist with closure including Finance Teams work with insurance and financing, Developments (Joleen) work on contributions and donor servicing, and Operations / IT work on power reduction. We will continue to maintain the ship and have work days for the Operations and Security teams. Deck power will be available for welding, painting, and deck work. Full ship power will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays for other maintenance related work.

Resources that I mentioned include:

Flattening A Pandemic’s Curve: Why Staying Home Now Can Save Lives
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/13/815502262/flattening-a-pandemics-curve-why-staying-home-now-can-save-lives

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially and how to “flatten the curve”.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Covid-19 page
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

California Office of Emergency Services Covid-19 Page
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx

California Employment Development Department Covid-19 Page for those affected by furloughs, illness, etc.
https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

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