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COVID-19 News Updates for August 26, 2020


White House Updates

Trump Administration to Release 1.5 Million N95 Respirators from the Strategic National Stockpile for Distribution to Nursing Homes (HERE)

CMS Releases Additional Frequently Asked Questions on the Treatment of Coronavirus Disease Relief Payments on the Medicare Cost Report (HERE)

FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Daily Roundup – August 26, 2020 (HERE)

Statement by Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, Governor for the United States of America, on the Occasion of the 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group (HERE)

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $400 Million in Federal Funding Allocations for Four Transit Infrastructure Projects (HERE)

U.S. Secretary of Labor Announces Award of Nearly $20 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis (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)

·       EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance, which is being administered under the authority of the bureau’s flexible Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program, provides a wide-range of financial assistance to eligible communities and regions as they respond to and recover from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. For complete information, please visit EDA CARES Act Recovery Assistance page.

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update (HERE)

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