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COVID-19 News Updates for June 15, 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

Message from SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza (HERE)

Statement from Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the Main Street Lending Program (HERE)

Federal Reserve Board Announces it will be Seeking Public Feedback on Proposal to Expand Its Main Street Lending Program to Provide Access to Credit for Nonprofit Organizations (HERE)

Federal Reserve Board Announces Updates to Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF), Which Will Begin Buying a Broad and Diversified Portfolio of Corporate Bonds to Support Market Liquidity and the Availability of Credit for Large Employers (HERE)

Federal Reserve Board Announces it will resume Examination Activities for All Banks, After Previously Announcing a Reduced Focus on Exam Activity in Light of the Coronavirus Response (HERE)

NIH Launches Analytics Platform to Harness Nationwide COVID-19 Patient Data to Speed Treatments (HERE)

FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorization for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine (HERE)

As More Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety and Health Remains U.S. Department of Labor Priority (HERE)

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

Miami-Dade Victims Assistance Center Pays Back Wages and Reinstates Leave Hours after Violating the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HERE)

Missouri Restaurant Pays Back Wages to Employees after Missing Payroll Due to Coronavirus Shutdown (HERE)

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