The American Rescue Plan Act, enacted on March 11, 2021, provided $21.6 billion for an additional round of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which was established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
A recent surge in COVID-19 cases, fueled by the more contagious Delta variant, has prompted some counties to reissue mask mandates, regardless of vaccination status, in government buildings or all indoor settings and in some cases require vaccinations for employees.
Presented by NACo's Workforce Network, this webinar will discuss the challenges of having employees return to work and the responsibilities of county human resources professionals and administrators in the current environment. Discussion will include:
Travis County has invested $35 million for ongoing COVID expenses related to vaccinations, PPE and medical expenses, $7.5 million for food assistance, $5.4 million for the county's emergency assistance programs including help with rent and utilities, $6.7 million for workforce development and job training assistance, $7.3 million for small bus
New Hanover County allocated $5.7 million for broadband connectivity, $4.2 million for business and employment assistance, $3.6 million for housing, $6.7 million for physical and mental health, $11.3 million for infrastructure and emergency management, $5.6 million for essential county employees and $8.2 million for reserve and administration.
On September 9, the Biden administration announced a new COVID-19 Action Plan, titled “The Path Out of the Pandemic.” The plan takes a six-pronged approach to combat COVID-19, which includes advancing COVID-19 mitigation and response efforts through vaccination and masking, keep
The COVID-19 Recovery Clearinghouse features timely resources for counties, including allocation estimations, examples of county programs using federal coronavirus relief funds, the latest news and more.