19 March 2020 – Integration of medical work team in government task force against COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Adapting or closing schools; Social and physical distancing measures; Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: Puerto Rico
Lead People/Agency: Governor

Overview: Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced the integration of a working group of health professionals that joins to reinforce the “task force” created to address the situation of the COVID-19 in Puerto Rico. The ‘task force’ is led by the rector of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus, Dr. Segundo Rodríguez Quilichini, who serve as the General Coordinator of the working group.
Full details here: https://www.fortaleza.pr.gov/content/gobernadora-v-zquez-garced-compone-equipo-de-trabajo-m-dico-que-formar-parte-del-task-force

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)