The TAPS Daily - June 25, 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. CDC: Coronavirus may have infected 10 times more Americans than known
    (The Hill)
    Nearly 25 million Americans may have contracted the coronavirus, a figure ten times higher than the number of confirmed cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
  2. The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations in U.S., CDC says
    (CNN)
    The coronavirus pandemic has moved into younger populations across much of the U.S., a change that could mean less serious illness and lower rates of death.
  3. A lack of child care is keeping women on unemployment rolls
    (Politico)
    A lack of child care amid the coronavirus pandemic is keeping many parents from returning to work — threatening to erode decades of gains for women in the workplace.
  4. NASA names HQ for 'Hidden Figure' Mary W. Jackson, agency's first Black woman engineer
    (NBC News)
    NASA has named its Washington, D.C., headquarters for Mary W. Jackson, the first Black woman engineer at the space agency whose contributions were celebrated in the movie "Hidden Figures."
  5. Kentucky Derby Rescheduled To September, Will Take Place With Fans
    (NPR)
    The most famous horse racing event, usually held in May, will now take place in the fall.

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

  • TAPS News Archive
    Catch up on all the TAPS news stories over the years on the TAPS media resource page. 

 

Government Relations / Benefits

Government Relations / Benefits

 

Grief / Mourning

Grief / Trauma / Mental Health

  • New Study Sees Unprecedented Trauma from the Pandemic
    (Psychology Today)
    The COVID-19 pandemic could inflict long-lasting psychological trauma on an unprecedented scale, according to a study being done by researchers from Case Western Reserve University.
  • Living with PTSD
    (We Are The Mighty)
    June 27 has been set aside as PTSD Awareness Day to call attention to this disorder and how much it affects the lives of those who have suffered traumatic experiences.
  • What Triggers Trauma And PTSD? How To Cope With Traumatic Triggers
    (HelloGiggles)
    Better understanding what PTSD triggers look like, how to cope with them, and how current events—like the coronavirus pandemic and systemic racism—could lead to PTSD.
  • Employers: Is Your Workplace Trauma-Informed?
    (Forbes)
    The workplace should be a source of support and even respite from the stressors present in the world today, offering information and resources to help employees cope with trauma.
  • 30 gifts for someone dealing with grief
    (CNN)
    Current circumstances make losing a loved one even more complicated and isolating than usual. So what should we do or give to help someone grieving to cope?

 

Military News

Military News

 

Veteran News

Veteran News

 

Survivor News

Military Family News

 

TAPS In the News

Other News

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