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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an emerging challenge across the world for employers. We’ve gathered some materials to help you stay on top of employee concerns. We recommend you check the links to the left — we will show key information at the top of this section. Check back frequently for updates as information changes daily. Scroll down for state resources.

Federal Resources

CDC Materials

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued:

The CDC has also created the following posters for download:

The CDC has also compiled a list of Phone Numbers for State and Local Health Departments. Keep up to date on CDC guidance for specific industries, latest updates, and resources on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) main page.

DOL Materials

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has created a resource page for workers and employers. The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division has a web page that explains how the Family and Medical Leave Act applies in cases of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, and a web page that explains how the Fair Labor Standards Act applies in the same circumstances. Fact Sheet #70 provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding furloughs and other reductions in pay or hours worked.

EEOC Materials

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has created a landing page entitled What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19, which provides links to resources and guidance.

HHS Materials

In response to COVID-19, the Office of Civil Rights for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a bulletin regarding HIPAA Privacy and COVID-19.

OSHA Materials

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created a COVID-19 website for workers and employers that addresses the disease and provides guidance and other resources for preventing exposure to and infection with the virus.

Topics covered include:

OSHA has also issued the publication Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19.

Small Business Administration Materials

The U.S. Small Business Administration has issued guidance entitled SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus, explaining how the SBA is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Also see Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources.

State Resources

We are adding links to state resources daily, below. Check this section often for links to new or updated resources.

Alabama Illinois Montana Rhode Island
Alaska Indiana Nebraska South Carolina
Arizona Iowa Nevada South Dakota
Arkansas Kansas New Hampshire Tennessee
California Kentucky New Jersey Texas
Colorado Louisiana New Mexico Utah
Connecticut Maine New York Vermont
Delaware Maryland North Carolina Virginia
District of Columbia Massachusetts North Dakota Washington
Florida Michigan Ohio West Virginia
Georgia Minnesota Oklahoma Wisconsin
Hawaii Mississippi Oregon Wyoming
Idaho Missouri Pennsylvania

Arizona

Department of Health Services

California

Cal/OSHA

Interim Guidance for Protecting Health Care Workers

Interim Guidelines for Protecting Workers in General Industry

Educational Materials and Fact Sheets

Model Written Plans and Programs

Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)

Department of Public Health (DPH)

Employment Development Department (EDD)

San Francisco

Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

Office of Economic and Workforce Development

Colorado

Department of Labor and Employment

Connecticut

Department of Labor

Florida

Department of Economic Opportunity

Georgia

Department of Labor

Illinois

Department of Employment Security

Illinois Department of Public Health

Indiana

Department of Labor

Louisiana

Workforce Commission

Maine

Department of Labor

Maryland

Department of Labor

Massachusetts

Department of Public Health

Labor and Workforce Development

Michigan

Department of Health and Human Services

Minnesota

Minnesota Unemployment Insurance

Mississippi

Department of Employment Security

Nevada

Department of Health and Human Services

New Jersey

Department of Labor & Workforce Development

New York

New York State

New York State Department of Health

Department of Labor

  • Unemployment Insurance (seven-day waiting period for Unemployment Insurance benefits for people who are out of work due to COVID-19 closures or quarantines)

Office of the Attorney General

North Carolina

Department of Commerce and Employment Security

Ohio

Office of Unemployment Insurance Operations

Oregon

Employment Department

Governor’s Office

Secretary of State

Pennsylvania

Department of Labor and Industry

Rhode Island

Department of Labor and Training

Tennessee

Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Texas

Workforce Commission

Utah

Workforce Services

Washington

Department of Health

Employment Security Department (ESD)

Office of the Governor

Wisconsin

Department of Workforce Development

 

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