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COVID-19 News Updates for May 27, 2020


Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives. Please click here for more information: Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

·         Testing Overview (HERE)

·         Testing Blueprint (HERE)

·         Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools and Homes (HERE)

·         CDC guidance for CampsChild Care ProgramsSchoolsMass TransitRestaurants And Bars, and Workplaces

·         CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again (HERE)

White House COVID-19 Updates

OIG Strategic Plan: Oversight of COVID-19 Response and Recovery (HERE)

CDC Private Sector Call: Update on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response (HERE)

Economic Impact Payments Being Sent by Prepaid Debit Cards, Arrive in Plain Envelope; IRS.Gov Answers Frequently Asked Questions (HERE)

Treasury, IRS Provide Safe Harbor for Taxpayers that Develop Renewable Energy Projects (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Awards Nearly $24 Million in Dislocated Worker Grants in Response to the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Guidance to Help Construction Workers during the Coronavirus Pandemic (HERE)

ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic (HERE)

Department of Homeland Security Adds Brazil to List of Countries for COVID-19 Travel Restrictions (HERE)

FEMA Provides More Than $5.5 Million to ProMedica Health System (HERE)

FEMA Extends the Suspension of Rent Collection for Camp Fire Survivors (HERE)

Applications for CARES Act Non-Competitive Awards Accepted through Mid-June and Competitive Awards on Rolling Basis (HERE)

Freedom Online Coalition Statement on COVID-19 and Internet Freedom (HERE)

USS Kidd Transitions to Next Phase of COVID-19 Response (HERE)

Wyoming National Guard Partners with State Lab for COVID-19 Testing (HERE)

Michigan National Guardsmen Caring for the Caregivers (HERE)

For the most up-to-date information, please see the below fact sheets and the CDC’s website: www.coronavirus.gov.