COVID-19 and Reopening the Economy

Harvard in Tech Seattle presents video discussion with Mayor Kate Gallego of Phoenix on reopening the economy during COVID 19 pandemic. We have explored what are the precautions needed to re-open the economy, what kind of support needed in city, state and fed. level, and also with the changes how do we prepare ahead for technology infrastructure and services needed.

Key Takeaways:

1. By practicing Social Distancing we are saving lives.

2. It is safer to reopen the Economy when COVID 19 is in 14 consecutive days downward trend (CDC recommended )

3. Testing is critical in controlling the COVID 19 pandemic. However, we are not yet conducting enough testing.

4. We are all in this together.