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COVID-19 News Updates – May 20, 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

Federal Agencies Share Principles for Offering Responsible Small-Dollar Loans (HERE)

HHS Provides $225 Million for COVID-19 Testing in Rural Communities (HERE)

Providers Must Act by June 3, 2020 to Receive Additional Relief Fund General Distribution Payment (HERE)

Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education (HERE)

Considerations for Youth Sports (HERE)

Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (HERE)

COVID-19 Pandemic Operational Guidance for the 2020 Hurricane Season (HERE)

Air Travel Consumer Report: March 2020 and 1st Quarter 2020 Numbers (HERE)

USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Kentucky, Tennessee, and DC (HERE)

SNAP Online Purchasing to Cover 90% of Households (HERE)

USDA, FDA Strengthen U.S. Food Supply Chain Protections during COVID-19 Pandemic (HERE)

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 5th American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule to Expand Access to Bonuses for American Workers (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Quotes from Written Testimony from Postponed OSHA Hearing (HERE)

Delivering on American Commitments in the COVID-19 Response with Additional Foreign Assistance (HERE)

Update: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19 (HERE)

Providing Services to English Learners during the Covid-19 Outbreak (HERE)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER Fund) (HERE)

Second Lady Karen Pence Highlights the Importance of Getting Outside for Mental Health Park Increases Recreational Access (HERE)

Dover AFB to Serve as Key Hub in COVID-19 Fight (HERE)

Army Depot Shifts Gears to Assist Local Health Care System (HERE)

Changing of Health Protection Condition Levels During COVID-19 (HERE)

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