COVID-19: Federal Advocacy

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    COVID-19: Federal Advocacy

    Find analysis of the latest federal action, as well as letters, policy news and action alerts.

    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 

    • NACo Full List of Letters to Congress During COVID-19 (9/22)
    • NACo National Call Questions (8/7)
    • NACo National Call Q&A (5/27)
    • NACo Letter from Counties to U.S. Senate Leadership (5/22)
    • NACo Template Letter for Counties to Send to Members of Congress (5/1)
    • NACo National Calls on County Response to COVID-19 - FAQs (4/21)
    • NACo Welcomes Passage of Third Coronavirus Relief Package (3/27)
    • NACo Statement on Passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR COUNTIES

    FEDERAL LEGISLATION

    • Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (CARES 3.5)
    • Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act
    • Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act
    • Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    WHITE HOUSE AND FEDERAL AGENCY RESOURCES

    White House Resources
    • President’s Coronavirus Task Force
    • White House Guidelines: Opening Up America Again 
    • Opening Up America Again: Testing Blueprint
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    • COVID-19 Health Funding Tracker
    • CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Guidance
    • State-by-State Breakdown of CARES Act Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund
    • Health Center Supplemental Funding Guidance
    • CMS Guidance on Medicaid FMAP increases in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    • CMS Guidance on Section 1135 Waivers
    • Medicaid & CHIP disaster preparedness toolkits
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • CDC Coronavirus Funding to Jurisdictions 
    • Cases in the U.S.
    • Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Disease Risks and Homelessness
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Preventing & Managing the Spread of Infectious Disease for People Experiencing Homelessness
    U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
    • U.S. Department of Labor: Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQ
    • U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division: Temporary Rule on Paid Leave Under the FFCRA
    • U.S. Department of Labor: Unemployment Insurance Letter to State Workforce Agencies
    • U.S. Department of Labor Intergovernmental Affairs Regional Contacts
    U.S. Department of Treasury 
    • Coronavirus Relief Fund guidance for state, territorial, local and tribal governments
    • Coronavirus Relief Fund FAQ
    • Coronavirus Relief Fund: Data sources and the distribution methodology for units of local government
    • Coronavirus Relief Fund: Listing of eligible units of local government
    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    • FEMA: Access to free Diagnostics Supplies and Reagents for COVID-19 Testing
    • FEMA: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures
    • FEMA: Procurement Under Grants Conducted Under Exigent or Emergency Circumstances
    • FEMA: Purchase and Distribution of Food Eligible for Public Assistance
    • FEMA: Public Assistance: Non-Congregate Sheltering Delegation of Authority 
    • FEMA: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Simplified Application
    • FEMA: Personal Protective Equipment Preservation Best Practices
    • FEMA: Public Assistance Guidance (financial reimbursement for county/state offices or services) 
    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    • USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
    • USDA Rural Development Hub 
    • USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program Application
    • USDA Unveils New Measures to Help Rural Residents and Businesses 
    Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
    • Economic Impact Payments (EIP) FAQs
    • EIP “Get My Payment” Tool
    • “Get My Payment” Tool FAQs
    • EIP “Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here” Tool
    • Guidance on which IRS.gov Tool to Use to Receive Economic Impact Payment
    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
    • CISA COVID-19 Hub 
    • CISA Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce Guidance
    • CISA Insight on Risk Management for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    • CISA Alert Regarding Coronavirus Scams
    • CISA COVID-19 Action Team inbox: ‪CISA.CAT@cisa.dhs.gov
    • Surface Transportation Board (STB) Statement on Railroad Operations
    Federal Agency Resources by Department 
    • U.S. Department of Agriculture COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Commerce COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Defense COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Energy COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security COVID-19 Landing Page 
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Justice COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Labor COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of State COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Transportation COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Department of Treasury COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Small Business Administration COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Internal Revenue Service Economic Impact Payments Landing Page
    • Federal Communications Commission COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Election Assistance Commission COVID-19 Landing Page
    • U.S. Export-Import Bank COVID-19 Landing Page
    • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau COVID-19 Landing Page
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Find analysis of the latest federal action, as well as letters, policy news and action alerts.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 


FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR COUNTIES

FEDERAL LEGISLATION

WHITE HOUSE AND FEDERAL AGENCY RESOURCES

White House Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Department of Treasury 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Federal Agency Resources by Department 

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