A TALK Briefing | April 26, 2020
TALK Covid-19 Updates
Visit  www.talklou.com for your COVID-19 Updates--search older content for the answers you need and check the maps links anytime for the virus progression. We are all in this together! Find the Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky on Facebook, and Linked In. Twitter: @talklou
Webinars of Interest
Monday, April 27, Reopening Efforts--Discussing Best Practices, hosted by GLI. Free.

Tuesday, April 28, 10 AM. U of L Trager Institute's Weekly Virtual Information Session on COVID-19. Topic This Week: Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights During COVID-19.
Click here to join at the appointed hour. Free.

Tuesday, April 28, Noon. Trade Chat:
Questions about Importing PPE from The World Trade Center Kentucky. Free for Members. Future Members: $15.


Weds., April 29, 2 PM ET. The Impact of Covid-19 On Education And How Will We Rebuild The Workforce? hosted by the KY Chamber. Free.

Weds., April 29, Noon. Topic: PPP Loan Forgivenesss. SBDC KY. Free.

Thursday, April 30. 4 PM. TALKing Tech & Tidbits. TALK launches this for you to sound off. Happy Hours each TH are Now On! We'll take on a topic of interest and chat away. First Up: Remote Work with Principal Solutions Architect Shawn Noble from Cloud Nexus Technologies will launch us in the first 10 minutes, then it's your turn. What Works; What Doesn't. Join Us And Contribute. Free.

Monday, May 4, 10 AM. Bounce Coalition Webinar hosted by the Foundation for a Healthy KY. Self-Care During a Pandemic. Speaker: Joseph L. Bargione, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist in Louisville . Free.

Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 PM, Inventors Network KY, Sam Perkins of Pergenix Presents on Ultra-Violet Light Radiation to Sanitize Medical Facilities, Zoom meetup. $10. Free for Members.  

On Demand Podcasts from Dean, Dorton & Ford. Current: Jumpstart Your Restart .
Upskill via Microsoft's Future of Work Initiative

Looking to Take on an IT Certification!!   Here's an incentive to learn new technology skills?
Louisville's Microsoft Future of Work Initiative are raffling off a brand new laptop every weekday for the next four weeks! To be eligible, you must live in the Kentuckiana area and earn a badge/certification in one of the free online resources. Got to futurelou.com to learn more.
Still Have COVID-19 Questions?

Kentucky COVID-19 hotline:  1-800-722-5725

The COVID-19 hotline is a service operated by the healthcare professionals at the KY Poison Control Center who can provide advice and answer questions. Please be patient as they are handling a high volume of calls and want to give everyone the time they deserve. For general information, please review kycovid19.ky.gov . Guidance is being added as it becomes available.
COVID-19 Testing: Louisville Locations--Make An Appointment Based on Their Criteria; Must Book Online First

krogerhealth.com/covidtesting Location: Shawnee Park. Reservations required. Filled for this week; booking ahead is required. Or 1-888-852-2567, and select option 3.

As of April 4/29, Walmart in Bashford Manor area:
https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/ The site will test up to 200 people each day. It will be open to first responders and healthcare workers, regardless of symptoms, plus anyone over 18 who is showing symptoms.

In Facebook, you can start a video chat Room that friends can discover via a new section above the News Feed or notifications Facebook will automatically send to your closest pals. You can also just invite specific friends, or share a link anyone can use to join your Room. Maximum 8, but it will go to 50 within the month. Users will soon be able to create and discover Rooms through  Instagram  WhatsApp, and Portal, plus join them from the web without an account, making this Facebook’s first truly interoperable product.

So, you missed the first session. TALK will catch you up. Join us each Thursday at 2 PM, and get started on planning around internal cyber policies, and how to plan for mitigation in the event of a hack etc...We are partnered with the Cyberreadiness Institute. Hop on and get your username and password and sign as the cyber leader for your work group. Then join us on Thursday by registered on Eventbrite. Sponsors to bring this to you include: Verizon & Louisville's Microsoft Future of Work Initiative.
Missing the Kentucky Derby? Try Oaks Night In
Save the Date: June 12th. The 4th Annual TALK CyberSecurity Summit is coming soon!
Arts Spotlight
Watch archived #KPAatHome concerts at your convenience on the link above.

Or go to Kentucky Performing Arts tonight throughout the week at 8 PM on their Facebook page. Through May 3 rd for live performances.
Who Prepares These TALK Updates? Dawn Yankeelov, Executive Director of TALK and President of Aspectx, a PR & Marketing Firm. Reach her at dawny@talklou.com

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