Sununu issues emergency orders on hand sanitizer, remote meetings and out-of-state medical practices

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CONCORD, N.H. – Governor Chris Sununu issued five more emergency orders on Monday, bringing the total number up to 15 since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis.

Emergency Order #11 allows remote notarization of legal documents.

Emergency Order #12 provides guidelines on the public’s right to notice and observe state and local government meetings that are being held remotely.

Emergency Order #13 allows pharmacists to compound and sell hand sanitizer over the counter and perform non-dispensing tasks remotely.

Emergency Order #14 allows out-of-state pharmacies to temporary licenses to ship drugs to clinical trial participants that reside in New Hampshire.

Emergency Order #15 allows out-of-state medical providers to provide services to New Hampshire residents through telehealth.

A full list of Sununu’s emergency orders from 2020 can be found here.

In addition to this and his press conference, Monday also held a letter from Sununu to U.S Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) regarding steps that can be taken to provide economic assistance to small businesses.

A copy of the letter can be found here.

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.