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  • NASDDDS COVID-19 Library of Topical Resources for States

    Topics: Announcements,

    NASDDDS has generated topical briefs immediately relevant to state I/DD systems as they coordinate responses to the COVID-19 global health crisis. These resources are offered to our membership along with intensive technical assistance. NASDDDS is providing these resources on our website in an effort to globally assist the response efforts. 

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  • State “Shelter-in-Place” and “Stay-at-Home” Orders

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    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of states and localities have issued workplace restrictions as part of their efforts to prevent the spread of the disease. These “shelter-in-place” or “stay-at-home” orders vary in scope and duration, but generally require businesses not considered “essential” to close their physical offices and continue their operations remotely.

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  • Q&A Down Syndrome and COVID-19

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    A question and answer resource on COVID-19 and Down syndrome was published on Friday by a consortium of national Down syndrome organizations.

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  • COVID-19 & HIPAA Bulletin:  Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties

    Topics: Announcements, Federal News,

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance regarding the enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The guidance offers numerous flexibilities to covered entities and business associates under the law during the declared public health emergency and nationwide emergency.

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  • COVID-19: State and Federal Resources

    Topics: Announcements, State News,

    The NASDDDS team is ready to assist. For one on one technical assistance or questions, please contact any of the NASDDDS team. To flatten the curve, staff are working from home, but are fully available at the email addresses and numbers listed. We stand by to provide assistance in whatever way is helpful to you.

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