Press Release: CLEAT COVID-19 Action Week: Regarding COVID-19 becoming presumptive under Texas Law for ALL First Responders

ATTN: All Texas Media Outlets

Date:  August 31, 2020
Contact:  Alex Price
CLEAT Public Affairs
E: alex.price@cleat.org
P: 512.609.7770
Who:  The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas, CLEAT
What: CLEAT COVID-19 Action Week: Regarding COVID-19 becoming presumptive under Texas Law for ALL First Responders

Day 1:  Tuesday, September 1, 2020
CLEAT attorneys address Chapter 607 in depth and describe the shortcomings, current interpretation of the statute as it pertains to COVID-19 and first responders, and where the statute needs to be amended.

Day 2:  Wednesday, September 2, 2020
CLEAT Public Affairs will address the history of our COVID-19 actions in a timeline that begins in March and runs to current date.

Day 3:  Thursday, September 3, 2020
Legislative Zoom with critical Senators and State Representatives who have supported CLEAT in our mission to make COVID-19 presumptive.

Day 4:  Friday, September 4, 2020
Remembrance Walk with family members of officers who have succumbed to COVID-19.

When:  Tuesday, September 1, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.
Friday, September 4, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m.
Where: The events on September 1–4 will be streamed live via Facebook at Facebook.com/CLEATTX

The COVID-19 Remembrance Walk, for the officers who have succumbed to COVID-19, will start at CLEAT HQ and end at the Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Wall located at the Texas Capitol.