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Coronavirus Resources

As the White House and Administration continue their task to implement Phases I-II-III to address COVID 19, the Senate Republican Policy Committee has assembled the links to agency resources below to help your constituencies navigate and understand accessible resources. 

I’ll continue to provide additional updates as they become available. 

Keeping Workers Employed

Families and Workers

  • Department of Labor – Resources for COVID-19 and the American Workplace

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

  • COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers

  • COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers

  • Department of Labor – Temporary Rule on Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Summary

  • Department of Treasury – Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

  • IRS – Main Page for Coronavirus Tax Relief Information

  • IRS – Economic Impact Payments (Recovery Rebates): What You Need to Know

  • IRS – Warning about Scams on the Economic Impact Payments (Recovery Rebates)

  • IRS – FAQ on COVID-19 Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Leave, under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

  • IRS – Notice on Paid Qualified Sick Leave Wages and Family Leave Wages

  • IRS – FAQ on the Employee Retention Credit in the CARES Act

  • IRS – Notice on Relief from Penalty for Failure to Deposit Employment Taxes

  • IRS – Notice on Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic, Related to Gift and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Filing and Payment Deadlines

  • Department of Education – Coronavirus and Forbearance Information for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

Economic Stabilization for Distressed Industries

  • Treasury Department – Guidelines and Application Procedures for Payroll Support to Air Carriers and Contractors

  • Treasury Department – Procedures and Minimum Requirements for Loans to Air Carriers and Eligible Businesses and National Security Businesses

Health Care

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency – Fact Sheet on the Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force

  • FDA – Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program Resources

  • FDA –Information Regarding Drug Shortages of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders during COVID-19

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Guidance on Payment and Grace Period Flexibilities for Issuers Offering Coverage on the Federally Facilitated Exchanges and State-Based Exchanges on the Federal Platform

  • CMS FAQ on the Availability and Usage of Telehealth Services through Private Health Insurance Coverage

  • CMS FAQ on Prescription Drugs and COVID-19 for Issuers Offering Health Insurance Coverage in the Individual and Small Group Markets

  • CMS Guidance Regarding Enhanced Medicaid Funding for States – Federal Medical Assistance Percentage FAQ


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