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COVID-19 News Updates for June 9, 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)

Trump Administration Encourages Reopening of Healthcare Facilities (HERE)

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

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

HUD Provides Remaining $2.96 Billion In Cares Act Funding For Homeless Populations Amid Coronavirus Recovery (HERE)

IRS reminder: Deadline Postponed to July 15 for Those Who Pay Estimated Taxes (HERE)

Federal Reserve Board expands its Main Street Lending Program to Allow More Small and Medium-Sized Businesses to be Able to Receive Support (HERE)

EXIM Revises Short-Term Insurance Products to Provide Small Businesses with Enhanced Financing Flexibility (HERE)

FEMA Disburses Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funding (HERE)

Weekly Update: DHS Response to COVID-19 (HERE)

Daily Roundup June 8, 2020 (HERE)

HHS Announces Enhanced Provider Portal, Relief Fund Payments for Safety Net Hospitals, Medicaid & CHIP Providers (HERE)

OCR Resolves Complaints after State of Connecticut and Private Hospital Safeguard the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Have Reasonable Access to Support Persons in Hospital Settings During COVID-19 (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor to Offer Families First Coronavirus Response Act Webinars to Educate Employees and Employers (HERE)

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for Non-Cares Act Competitive Grant Programs Administered by the Office of Postsecondary Education in Response to Covid-19 (HERE)

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