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COVID-19 News Updates for July 6, 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 Updates

SBA and Treasury Announce Release of Paycheck Protection Program Loan Data (HERE)

Treasury Department and IRS Issue Guidance for Consolidated Groups Regarding Net Operating Losses (HERE)

Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett P. Giroir, M.D., Statement on FDA EUA Approval of the BD Veritor Portable, Rapid Point-of-Care Antigen Test to Detect SARS-CoV-2 (HERE)

FDA Issued Emergency Use Authorization for Point of Care Antigen Test (HERE)

FDA Authorizes Additional COVID-19 Combination Diagnostic Test Ahead of Flu Season (HERE)

CMS Proposes Medicare Payment Changes to Support Innovation and Increased Access for Dialysis in the Home Setting (HERE)

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

State launches Washington Listens program to support people affected by the stress of COVID-19 (HERE)

Important Information Regarding FEMA Temporary Final Rule on Prioritization and Allocation of Certain Scarce or Threatened Health and Medical Resources for Domestic Consumption (HERE)

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Cares Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping Communities Respond to Coronavirus (HERE)

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