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Federal Resources

The United States is taking a whole-of-government approach to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are links to the latest guidance and response resources from several federal government agencies and offices. If you don’t find the information you are looking for at the links below, please call my office at 202-225-3665. We’re here to help!

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Along with guidance related to symptoms, prevention and testing of COVID-19, the CDC’s website provides resources for specific groups and entities – including healthcare professionals, health departments, healthcare facilities, laboratories, first responders, nursing homes, schools, law enforcement, homeless shelters and more. For the latest information, follow the CDC’s daily updates on Facebook and Twitter.

USA.gov/coronavirus

  • This website provides a comprehensive overview of what the entirety of the federal government is doing to respond to COVID-19.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • FEMA is working closely with state and local officials to assess needs and provide support during this disaster. This website details FEMA’s response to COVID-19 and provides community guidance, fact sheets and answers to FAQs. 

National Institutes of Health

  • The NIH is researching and working rapidly to develop a vaccine and identify effective treatments and therapeutics for COVID-19. For the latest progress updates, click hereSee also the information provided about coronaviruses by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases here.

Food & Drug Administration

  • The FDA is working closely with U.S. government partners like the CDC to address COVID-19. Learn more here.

Environmental Protection Agency

  • The EPA provides important information about disinfectants that work against COVID-19 and guidance related to drinking water and wastewater here.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • CMS provides regular updates related to the COVID-19 emergency here.

Department of Agriculture

  • During this crisis, the USDA is working around the clock to help food supply meet heightened demand. Learn more about the actions taken by USDA in response to COVID-19 here.

Small Business Administration

  • In response to COVID-19, the SBA has updated guidance on the resources available to small businesses – including information about disaster loans, debt relief and the Paycheck Protection Program. Learn more about the assistance provided to small businesses through the SBA here

Department of Defense

  • This website has comprehensive information about DOD’s response to COVID-19 and what it means for service members, families and federal workers. For all DOD service members and beneficiaries, TRICARE has updated guidance in response to COVID-19 here

Department of Veterans Affairs

  • In response to COVID-19, the VA has issued specific guidance for Veteran patients. Learn more here.

Department of Labor

  • In response to COVID-19, the DOL has provided guidance for related to the workforce at large, including information for employers and workers. Learn more here.

Department of State

  • In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, unessential travel is strongly discouraged. For current global and domestic travel advisories, click here.

Department of Education

  • The spread of COVID-19 has led to unforeseen disruptions to the traditional school year, causing school districts and higher education institutions to suspend classroom learning out of an abundance of caution. The Department of Education has a variety of resources for schools and school personnel available here

Department of Transportation

  • The DOT is actively involved in efforts to contain and slow the spread of COVID-19 while also ensuring continuation of critical infrastructure support and relief for the American people. Learn more about the steps taken here.

Department of the Treasury

  • The Treasury is actively involved in supporting American workers and businesses affected by COVID-19 and helping provide relief. Learn more here.

Federal Communications Commission

  • With the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, phone scammers have seized the opportunity to prey on consumers. For the latest warnings and safety tips, click here.

Federal Trade Commission

  • Whether it’s robocalls or online offers, be aware that there are numerous scams out there related to COVID-19. Don’t let someone take advantage of your fear. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. For the latest warnings and safety tips, click here.