COVID-19: State and Federal Resources

Topics: Announcements, State News,

Updated 3-20-2020

National Guidance

 

 

State Responses and Resources

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

 

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

 

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

  • Transmittal on temporary closures of DSA and employment sites due to COVID-19
  • A letter to individuals and families related to closures of DSA sites
  • A Powtoon animated video for individuals with I/DD and families
  • Message from ODDS Director Lilia Teninty
  • Policy guidance related to school closures under Case Manager section
  • A communications template for providers to use.

Pennsylvania 

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington State

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Additional Resources

Environmental Resource Scan:

General COVID-19 Information:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): LINK
  • World Health Organization: LINK
  • Kaiser Health News: LINK
  • CDC: Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019: LINK

Emergency Preparedness and the Disability Community:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): LINK
  • US Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP): LINK
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): LINK
  • US Department of Homeland Security (ready.gov): LINK

Effective Emergency Preparedness Communications with the Disability Community:

 SARTAC (Self Advocacy Resource and Technical Assistance Center) booklet

This easy to read booklet about the Coronavirus is from SARTAC was written by and for people with developmental disabilities.
English: https://selfadvocacyinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Plain-Language-Information-on-Coronavirus.pdf

Spanish: https://selfadvocacyinfo.org/resource/plain-language-information-on-covid-19-spanish-version/