COVID-19 Resources

In a short time, a virus known as COVID-19 has uprooted our routines and imposed upon us a new normal. Below is a list of resources to use and share to help prepare and respond to this situation. Please bookmark this page and check for updates.

Safety and Well-Being

Florida Department of Health

Get the latest information about COVID-19, including how to prevent illness, from the Florida Department of Health.

https://floridahealthcovid19.gov

To keep track of the number of coronavirus cases, the Florida Department of Health has created a COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Visit this site to learn if your county has coronavirus cases.

https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/96dd742462124fa0b38ddedb9b25e429

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

‘Florida Community Mitigation’

Florida has implemented many of the interventions recommended by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Visit the website to learn more.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/FL_Community_Mitigation.pdf

World Health Organization

Check this page frequently as more is known about COVID-19, how it spreads, and how it affects people worldwide.

https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Business Resources

 

U.S. Department of Labor

Do you have questions about how to prepare your workplace for coronavirus? Visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s website  at www.dol.gov to learn what you can do to keep workers safe.

Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – in conjunction with the Department of Health & Human Services – has published “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” to help companies respond in the event of coronavirus in the workplace. Learn more here:

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20200309

 

Community Action Resources

Community Action Program Legal Services (CAPLAW)

What can Community Action Network do to prepare for coronavirus? Click the link to read the guidelines outlined by CAPLAW.

Managing Coronavirus Risks: What Should the Community Action Network Think About?

https://www.caplaw.org/resources/PublicationDocuments/CAPLAW_ManagingCoronavirusRisks_CommunityAction_March2020.pdf

National Energy Assistance Directors Association (NEADA)  

The National Energy Assistance Directors’ Association (NEADA) is the primary educational and policy organization for the state directors of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP is a federal program providing formula grants to states to help low-income families pay their heating and cooling bills.

Get the latest updates here: https://neada.org/

National Association for State Community Services Program (NASCSP)    

NASCSP keeps its members, the federal government, and other interested parties informed about issues related to CSBG and WAP through its publications and training. Visit https://nascsp.org/ to stay informed with the latest news.

DEO’s Guidance and Considerations for Coronavirus Related Operations Impact – Information Memorandum     

This Memorandum provides guidance to the Florida Community Action Network to prepare for the impact of coronavirus on program operations. Link (pdf)

Monthly Services Report (pdf)

Client Signature Waiver Form (pdf)