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COVID-19 News Updates – May 14, 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

White House COVID-19 Updates

FHA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium for Single Family Homeowners and Remotework Flexibilities for Lenders and Appraisers (HERE)

Federal Reserve Board issues Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households (HERE)

DHS S&T Launches Indoor Predictive Modeling Tool for Coronavirus Stability (HERE)

Feds to Support COVID-19 Testing Sites in Texas through June 30 (HERE)

Photos of Whole-of-America COVID-19 Response (HERE)

FEMA Provides Additional $14.7 Million for Colorado COVID-19 Response (HERE)

Moving Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Response (VIDEO)

U.S. Department of Transportation Modernizes Hours of Service Rules to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for America’s Truckers (HERE)

Trump Administration Provides Assistance for Community Revitalization, Local Food Economy (HERE)

Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan (HERE)

COVID-19 in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups (HERE)

HHS to Award $5 Million for Health Services Research Related to COVID-19 (HERE)

SAMHSA Seeks Applications for $40 Million Emergency COVID-19 Grants for Suicide Prevention (HERE

USDA Invests More Than $500,000 in High-Speed Broadband in Rural Iowa (HERE)

USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in New Hampshire (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert for Rideshare, Taxi and Car Service Safety during Coronavirus Pandemic (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Help Keep Retail Pharmacy Workers Safe during the Coronavirus Pandemic (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Keep Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Facility Workers Safe during Coronavirus Pandemic (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Guidance on Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program to States (HERE)

RSA COVID-19 Questions & Answers: Administration of the VR Services, AIVRS, and Randolph-Sheppard Programs (HERE)

Former Cleveland Clinic Employee and Chinese “Thousand Talents” Participant Arrested for Wire Fraud (HERE)

The United States Condemns Attempts by PRC-Affiliated Actors to Steal American COVID-19 Research (HERE)

NATO Looks to Ensure Health Crisis Doesn’t Become Security Crisis (HERE)

Guard’s Domestic COVID-19 Response is Largest since Hurricane Katrina (HERE)

Clean Teams Train to Flatten the COVID-19 Curve (HERE)

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