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COVID-19 Resources Webpage

Page Last Updated: September 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Welcome to the resource page specific to Catholic Charities plans of mitigation and response (e.g. shelter and food programs processes to mitigate impacts and to plan for contingency operations moving forward) to the COVID-19 pandemic. This repository contains resources to support Catholic Charities agencies. Click here to contribute to this resource page.

Contents

1. Catholic Charities Agency Updates
2. Children, Youth and Families
3. COVID-19 Info in Other Languages
4. Disaster Preparedness
5. Disability Services
6. Food and Nutrition
7. Forms and Templates
8. Funding/Advocacy
9. Healthcare
10. Housing and Homelessness
11. Immigration and Refugee Services
12. Mental Health and Self-Care
13. Publications
14. Public Health
15. Remote Work Tools
16. Reopening Resources
17. Resources for Faith Based Communities
18. Telehealth
19. Training/Webinar Opportunities
20. Volunteerism

1. CATHOLIC CHARITIES AGENCY UPDATES

Click  here to read Catholic Charities agency updates  – UPDATED 05.13.2020

 

4.DISASTER PREPAREDNESSS


Abbreviated Guidance on FEMA Operational Guidance for the 2020 Hurricane Season 06.04.2020 (CCUSA)

2020 Hurricane Season Outlook 05.21.2020 (NOAA) 

‘What Happens During a Disaster Chart’ was designed for agency directors providing guidance on ‘Immediate Response and Blue-Sky Mitigation Actions that can be taken _04.29.2020 (CCUSA)

6. FOOD AND NUTRITION


Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-up/Delivery Services (FDA)

COVID Best Practices (Feed the Children)

Drive-Thru Distribution Best Practices as of April 29, 2020 (CC Santa Clara)

Find meals for Kids (USDA)

Find Emergency Food Locations/Pantries  (Food Finder)

National Hunger Hotline (USDA)

On April 11, 2020, FEMA issued a new policy that addresses the purchase and distribution of food eligible for Public Assistance funding under emergency and major disaster declarations for the COVID-19 pandemic.

On April 17, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). As part of this announcement Secretary Perdue also created the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Click here to access the CFAP Food Box FAQs Combined Document

 

8. FUNDING/ADVOCACY


Government-based

Click  here to access document with various resources to apply for accelerated payments on Medicare billing, state specific and private insurance clarity, resources from peers and advocacy around reimbursement.

H.R. 6074: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 — (March 4, 2020).

H.R. 6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

H.R.748: (CARES) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act – (March 27, 2020).

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Emergency Advance up to $10,000

HUD Interagency Funding Priority Order for Non-Congregate Shelter During COVID-19  

SBA Now Accepting PPP Loan Applications as of April 27, 2020

IRS Coronavirus and Economic Payments: Resources and Guidance 05.13.2020 

New Guidance on Stimulus Check for SSI Beneficiaries

Unemployment Insurance Program Letter for State and Local Governmental Entities, Certain Nonprofit Organizations, and Federally-Recognized Indian Tribes as of April 27, 2020 (US Dept of Labor)

Non-Government-Based

Council on Foundations Resources for Responding to COVID-19

Drury hotels is offering a $59.00 (+ tax) rate for COVID response workers or anyone displaced to a hospital where care is being provided to a loved one. Click here for more info and to see location directory.

Social Enterprises Crisis Management Resource Page by iMiller Center

17. RESOURCES FOR FAITH-BASED COMMUNITIES


COVID-19 Guidance for Religious Leaders and FBOs 04.2020 (WHO)

COVID-19 Guidance for Religious Leaders and FBOs – Decision Tree 04.2020 (WHO) 

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has a new webpage to provide information that supports efforts to secure houses of worship 07.29.2020 – Click here to access it

Guidance for Child Care Programs, Business, Gatherings, Shelters, Community- and Faith Based Organization and Other Communities (CDC) 

Interim Guidance for Communities of Faith (CDC) 

 

20. VOLUNTEERISM


All for Good is spotlight virtual volunteer opportunities. To add your listing click here  

COVID Workforce Deployments and Recruitment Restrictions 04.16.2020 (ARC)

COVID Workforce Health Screening DROs 04.16.2020 (ARC)

Ideas for Virtual and Distance Volunteering (CCUSA)

Pro-Con Closing the Volunteer Office during COVID-19

Safety Measures for Volunteers and Others during COVID-19 (CC Wash DC)

Sterling Volunteers is offering FREE Basic Background Checks, along with reduced pricing for MVR’s and other screening packages until is August 31, 2020. Here is the  SV-CCUSA Special COVID-19 Pricing_5-1-2020  If interested click hereUPDATED 

Volunteer Certificate Template for “Essential” volunteers for travel purposes (CCUSA)


Additionally, click here to access a public crowdsourced list of COVID-19 company policies, updates, and resources.

If you are looking for a mutual aide group, click here.  


Coronavirus What You Need to Know Webpage with guidances and updates from Federal Government Agencies and State Legislation 03.31.2020. – great repository 

CONTRIBUTE


We encourage new contributions and feedback on these resources as part of the ongoing collaborative effort to coordinate and share information throughout the Catholic Charities Network.

Submit your resource for inclusion in the repository.

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