The TAPS Daily - April 15, 2020


Welcome to The TAPS Daily - your source for some of the latest news, resources, and thought pieces from across the military and veteran community during the COVID-19 response.


Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. Economic Impact Payments
    (IRS.gov)
    The IRS launched a website on Wednesday to help people expedite the delivery of stimulus money by providing banking details. The website also helps people track the status of their payment.
  2. What to do if you lost your health insurance amid coronavirus pandemic
    (ABC News)
    As the nation confronts a fast-moving novel coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are fighting another crisis at home: joblessness and a loss of health insurance.
  3. Eligible Veterans can get free Portal
    (VAntage Point)
    Eligible Veterans can now receive free Portal from Facebook video calling devices thanks to a partnership with Facebook and the American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network. The devices help Veterans connect with their Caregivers, families and friends to reduce isolation and improve social connectivity.
  4. Doctors and Nurses Dance to 'Don't Stop Believin'' as Coronavirus Patients Leave NYC Hospital
    (People)
    The hospital staff at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital give the patients being discharged a little musical celebration.
  5. TAPS Facebook Live on April 22 Featuring Chef Robert Irvine
    Calling our TAPS foodies and chefs of all levels! We are excited to announce our next Facebook Live event — a TAPS Spotlight with Chef Robert Irvine on Wednesday, April 22!
  6. 'We've Got the Energy:' Military Doctors Relieve Worn-Out Staff in NYC Hospitals
    (Military.com)
    Military medical staff are departing underused Navy hospital ships and field medical centers to relieve overburdened civilian doctors in New York City's hard-hit hospitals as the coronavirus crisis wears on.

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

 

Coronavirus Key Updates

COVID-19 Key Updates

 

Government Relations / Benefits

Government Relations / Benefits

 

Grief / Mourning

Grief / Trauma / Mental Health

 

Military News

Military News

 

Survivor News

Military Survivor News

 

Veteran News

Veteran News

 

Illness Loss

Illness Loss

 

Across the TAPS Family

Across the TAPS Family

  • TAPS Magazine Spring Edition 2020
    TAPS Magazine is published quarterly for the loved ones of those who served in our nation’s armed forces and died.
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart
    Ideas from the book “Healing Your Grieving Heart After A Military Death – 100 Practical Ideas for Families and Friends” written by TAPS Founder and President, Bonnie Carroll, and TAPS Advisory Board member, Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
  • Q&A with Atlanta Falcons Alex Mack
    TAPS hosted a Facebook Live event with six-time Pro Bowler, Alex Mack of the Atlanta Falcons, and TAPS families got to ask him their questions.
  • Wizards Wellness: 10 foods to help Focus, Mood, and Concentration
    (NBA)
    TAPS Sports & Entertainment team partner, the Washington Wizards, share nutrition tips for food that will help you boost mood and reduce stress.
  • Webinar Archives | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing
    View the complete line up of our TAPS Talks series on demand. The series offers practical strategies  for coping with impacts of grief and anxiety while providing a daily connection to ease the sense of isolation during COVID-19.

 

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