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COVID-19 News Updates for August 14, 2020


White House Updates

Trump Administration Collaborates with McKesson for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution (HERE)

Trump Administration to Begin Distributing $1.4 Billion in Relief Funds to Certain Children’s Hospitals (HERE)

SAMHSA Statement Regarding CDC’s MMWR on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation during the COVID-19 Pandemic (HERE)

USU/WRB Dept. of Medicine Virtual Grant Rounds: Overview of the COVID-19 Pandemic (HERE)

Monoclonal Antibodies (HERE)

FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Daily Roundup – August 14, 2020 (HERE)

IRS Takes New Steps to Ensure People with Children Receive $500 Economic Impact Payments (HERE)

SBA Announces New Reduced 504 Loan Debenture Rates (HERE)

Secretary Carson Approves New Uses for Communities’ Coronavirus Relief Funds (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor and North American Meat Institute Establish Alliance to Protect Meatpacking Workers (HERE)

McDonald’s Franchisee Pays Back Wages to Employee Denied Paid Sick Leave to Care for Child after Coronavirus Closed Childcare Facility (HERE)

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

DOD Official Discusses Conditions-Based Reopenings, Future of Telework (HERE)

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