Gov. Charlie Baker announced last week that certain eligible Massachusetts residents could receive Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots, if at least six months has passed since they received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Providers’ Council President and CEO Michael Weekes urged state legislators on Tuesday to allocate millions of dollars in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for wage increases and student loan forgiveness in the human services sector.
The Providers’ Council and the Massachusetts Nonprofits Network issued a joint letter to the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Friday, urging Chairman Richard Neal to extend and expand the the Employee Retention Tax Credit.
The Providers’ Council announced today that Governor Charlie Baker will deliver a special greeting to attendees at our 46th Annual Convention & Expo, Essential: Then, Now and Always on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Providers’ Council President and CEO Michael Weekes was featured on the local news podcast The Hingham ‘Cast on Tuesday to discuss the staffing challenges facing the human services sector, as well as what’s being done to help.
The deadline for early-bird pricing expires on Friday, September 17. Before then, members can register for just $60 per person and non-members can register for $90 per person. Beginning on Saturday, September 18, prices will increase to $110 for members and $160 for non-members.
Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Sept. 1 that he plans to require all staff in Massachusetts rest homes, assisted living residences and hospice programs, as well as home care workers who provide in-home direct care, to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the next two months.
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