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COVID-19 News Updates for September 1, 2020


White House Updates

Federal Communications Commission, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Team Up for Rural Health Initiative (HERE)

NIH-Supported Study to Track Prevalence and Impact of SARS-CoV-2 among Pregnant Women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (HERE)

CMS Administrator Announces Proposal to Spur Innovation for America’s Seniors, Participates in Roundtable Discussion Among Health Industry Leaders in Minneapolis (HERE)

FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Daily Roundup – September 1, 2020 (HERE)

DHS, USCIS to Modernize, Define the Collection of Biometrics (HERE)

Beware of Fraud and Scams (HERE)

National Preparedness Month Encourages Preparedness for All Types of Emergencies (HERE)

Statement of Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Before the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis (HERE)

HUD Welcomes Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity to Fair Housing Assistance Program (HERE)

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Highlights USMCA and Economic Recovery in Michigan and Illinois (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Offers Webinar for Ohio Employers (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Awards $13.5 Million in Dislocated Worker Grants in Response to Coronavirus Public Health Emergency (HERE)

U.S. Department of Labor Provides $100 Million to States to Combat Unemployment Insurance Fraud (HERE)

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces More Than $1.2 Billion in Infrastructure Grants to America’s Airports (HERE)

Secretary Betsy DeVos—Message to America’s Parents (HERE)

Opinion: Betsy DeVos’ Back-To-School Letter to America’s Parents (HERE)

Federal Agencies Outline Plan to Help Farmers of Seasonal and Perishable Fruits and Vegetables (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.

During Suicide Prevention Month VA Encourages Supporters to “Be There” for Veterans and Help Connect Them with Resources (HERE)

How Did COVID-19 Get its Name? (HERE)

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