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Rhode Island @GovRaimondo on @MSNBC right now, explaining that state has started a COVID hotline and (using National Guard) set up a network of facilities, mostly tents, for drive-up testing.

Smart and something other states should consider.
Just to provide some more detail on, it sounds like you call the hotline and, if testing is appropriate, they'll tell you where to go to get tested.

What officials don't want is tons of people people taking themselves to clinics, ER for testing.

#RhodeIsland #COVID19
If everybody who thinks they might have COVID comes in for testing, there's danger of spreading it more quickly -- and infecting vital health workers.

@GovRaimondo says "what I'm most worried about ... is having dozens or hundreds of health workers in quarantine."
Also said she's issuing emergency regulations to make sure workers can get paid sick leave, temporary disability insurance, unemployment insurance.

Not sure exactly what that means, but also an area where states can act -- though, as @GovRaimondo says, feds should act too.
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