AMTA-CT Virtual Annual Meeting

Wed, May 13, 2020 4:00 PM (EDT) As you know, we cancelled our annual meeting, that was supposed to take place the weekend of our Connecticut Conference. Given the social distancing parameters still active in our state, we will be conducting our 2020 annual meeting online instead

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HEDCO Update

Hello and Happy Wednesday!  Here is my happy thought for today: we are one day closer to the end and one day further from the beginning. Somehow it helped me finish half-marathons, so I am applying it to this marathon of uncertainty.   On a call with Sen.

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Update on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Nikki attended a town meeting with Senator Murphy and Mark Hayward of the SBA today, and now has some points of clarification for SOLE PROPRIETOR / SELF-EMPLOYED / INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR folks: The PPP is now available for applications. This is the Payroll Protection Plan under the CARES Act. You

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Additional Information on SBA Loans and DOL Assistance

The US Chamber of Commerce has created  new guide to help answer questions related to the SBA loans. Here is the link:https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/023595_comm_corona_virus_smallbiz_loan_final.pdf In addition, the CT Department of Labor has created a guide to answer Frequently Asked Questions related to Unemployment Insurance, Sick leave, and other FAQs.

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Fraud Alerts

The FBI and The United States Attorney’s Office are both warning of COVID-19 fraud activity. The link below takes you to that press release.  Some of the highlights include: Beware of phishing emails asking you to verify your personal information in order to receive an economic stimulus

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Non-Essential Status and Your AMTA Liability Insurance

AMTA’s liability insurance, provided through HPSO, requires that covered AMTA members are appropriately licensed to provide professional services and that they comply with state, federal, and facility guidelines relative to scope of practice and practice setting.  If there is a government order that mandates non-essential businesses close, and

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ATTENTION: Massage Therapy is Closed Per Governor’s Orders

If you haven’t seen it, the Governor issued a new Executive Order 7H over the weekend that mandates all non-essential business close, effective at 8:00pm THIS EVENING, 3/23/2020 through 4/22/2020.   https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Office-of-the-Governor/Executive-Orders/Lamont-Executive-Orders/Executive-Order-No-7H.pdf?la=en&fbclid=IwAR0NCN7iOIk5kPsdtO7tdy33NlCvIcsIEyFeufzS4eOyhnb-CjsfRSfiqqE  Massage Therapy is considered a non-essential business by the state. We are not considered essential health care.

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