Federal Agencies

Last updated on April 23, 2020.

 

Department of Labor
COVID-19 webpage
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/

This website includes advice for workplaces, existing OHSA standards that apply to this outbreak, resources on control and prevention in the workplace, and information about worker’s rights.

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Newsroom webpage
https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/cms-prepares-nations-healthcare-facilities-coronavirus-threat

This page provides updates on CMS releases related to Medicare and Medicaid billing, payment, policies, and information for health facilities and laboratories

 

Department of Education
COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus

This webpage includes information and resources for schools at all levels.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak
https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma14-4894.pdf

This SAMHSA flyer provides tips for dealing with the stress, anxiety, and fear associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and provides helpful tips for individuals. The flyer also has a good description of the differences among social distancing, quarantine, and isolation.

Disaster Distress Helpline - view information and the number here

 

The White House
News
https://www.whitehouse.gov/news/ 

The White House News webpage includes official updates on coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America - 30 Days to Slow the Spread (3/31/2020)
The President announced a call to action for all Americans to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and extended his guidelines to April 30, 2020. View the guidelines here. The COVID-19 Task Force presented data to show that even if current measures are taken, approximately 100,000 - 240,000 deaths will occur. The data is available on an interactive webpage where you can look at possible trends for the United States and each individual state and see predictions for days to peak deaths and peak use of medical resources. You can access the data here. While these are just projections based on modeling assumptions, everyone should follow the President's guidelines and CDC guidance to try to mitigate and minimize the impact of COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Response and Recovery Through Federal-State-Local-Tribal Partnership
https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID-Response-and-Recovery-Guidance.pdf

This document from the White House provides information on response and recovery.

Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19
https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

This webpage includes information on what the U.S. government is doing in response to COVID-19 with links to federal agency efforts.

*Guidelines - Opening Up American Again
https://www.whitehouse.gov/openingamerica/

This webpage provides information on the criteria and the three phased approach based on advice of public health experts for state and local decsion-making.

 

Department of Treasury
How the Treasury Department is Taking Action
https://home.treasury.gov/coronavirus

This website provides a summary of what the Department of Treasury is doing to support those impacted by coronavirus.

 

Internal Revenue Service
Tax Filing Date Announcement
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/20/politics/steven-mnuchin-tax-day-july-15/index.html.

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announced via a tweet that the tax filing date will move from April 1 to July 15, 2020 for 2019 taxes. Look for updates at www.irs.gov

Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments - view new webpage here.

*Check payment status or enter payment information links here.

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus

This webpage includes links to news releases, fact sheets, FAQs, best practices, and a page on rumor control.

 

Department of Homeland Security
Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

This webpage provides an update on the Department of Homeland Security efforts of all its agencies.

Food & Drug Administration
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 
https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/counterterrorism-and-emerging-threats/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

This website provides updates on drugs, medical devices, and other topics under their management. along with frequently asked questions adn health fraud information.

 

Indian Health Service
Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
https://www.ihs.gov/coronavirus/?CFID=178360658&CFTOKEN=22834596

This webpage provides updates on testing, access to PPE, funding, clinician resources, and provides a table of COVID-19 cases by IHS area.

 

HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
COVID-19: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease
https://www.phe.gov/emergency/events/COVID19/Pages/default.aspx

This webpage provides information on the Strategic National Stockpile and various topics related to emergency preparedness response.

 

Federal Trade Commission
Coronavirus Scams - What the FTC is Doing
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing

This webpage provide information about how to avoid a wide variety of coronavirus scams. View a flyer to share here.

 

Department of Veterans Affairs
Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
https://www.publichealth.va.gov/n-coronavirus/index.asp

This webpage includes information on what the VA is doing and information for veterans.

 

Department of Agriculture
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
https://www.usda.gov/coronavirus

This website provides updates on USDA actions and frequently asked questions.

 

Small Business Administration
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

This webpage provides information on funding options and guidance for businesses and employers.

 

Department of State
COVID-19 Traveler Information
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html

This website has ifnormation for those traveling in or out of the United States, travel advisories, and FAQs.

 

Environmental Protection Agency
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus

This website provides information  on disinfectants, information on drinking water and wastewater, and information for state, local, and tribal organizations.

 

Department of Energy
COVID-19 Hub
https://www.energy.gov/covid-19-hub

This website provides information and frequently asked questions.

 

Department of Justice
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.justice.gov/coronavirus

This website provides information on combating COVID-19 related crimes, fraud news, DOJ resources, and frequently asked questions.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD COVID-19 Reosurces and Fact Sheets
https://www.hud.gov/press/press_releases_media_advisories

This website provides information, resources, and fact sheets.

 

US Election Assistance Commission
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
https://www.eac.gov/election-officials/coronavirus-covid-19-resources

This website provides a variety of resources to support and protect elections.