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Merit helps Virginians return to work faster during COVID-19

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In the state of Virginia, there were tens of thousands of workers whose professional licenses were set to expire during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the state of emergency declared by the governor, the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) decided to grant workers extra time to renew or reinstate expiring licenses. Since Merit powers digital versions of DPOR professional licenses, DPOR was able to rapidly share this notice and give Virginians updated versions of their licenses, a process that would be much more complicated with analog (paper and plastic) credentials. 

Read the full article in Virginia Business Daily here!