Washington, DC: Resource Updates!



New resources in attached running list of helpful links today include:

·       OSP’s Enforcement FAQs related to Governor Brown’s Stay Home, Save Lives Order

·       USDA Directory of Rural Development Staff in Oregon

·       CMS telehealth payment requirements FAQ

·       FEMA’s Coronavirus Rumor Control Website in English and Spanish

·       US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division’s first round of implementation guidance for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

o   Factsheet for employees

o   Factsheet for employers

o   FAQs

·       Resources for Immigrants and Refugees:

o   Unite Oregon’s Public Charge Rule and Coronavirus Resource Page

o   Unite Oregon’s Coronavirus Complete Resources Page (in English and Spanish)

Other Resources:

·       Health Care

o   Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 FAQs

o   Oregon Health Authority Current Guidance for COVID-19 testing

o   State of Oregon Information about COVID-19 Health Insurance and Scams

o   National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Searchable Directory of Local Health Departments  

·       Families and Students


o   Oregon Department of Education’s COVID-19 Resources Website

o   Oregon Department of Education’s COVID-19 FAQs

o   Oregon Department of Education’s Early Learning Division COVID-19 Resources Website

o   Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission COVID-19 Resources for Higher Education Partners

o   Oregon College and University COVID-19 Institutional Update Webpages

o   Oregon State Parks COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions


o   Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon’s Database of Where to Find School Meals during School Closures

o   Oregon Food Bank’s Food Bank Finder (searchable by zip code)

o   USDA’s COVID 19-FAQs


o   Oregon Housing and Community Services COVID-19 Resources

o   Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development COVID-19 Info and Resources

·       Economic Development and Other Support

For Employers and Employees

o   Business Oregon’s Coronavirus Resources for Businesses

o   Business Oregon’s Business Survival Tips During an Emergency

o   Oregon Employment Department’s COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits Info

o   OSU Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems’ FAQ for Small Farms and Local Food Vendors

o   USDA’s COVID 19-FAQs

o   Oregon Department of Administrative Services Coronavirus Information for State Government Employees

For Elected Officials and Community Leaders

o   HUD’s Guide on CDBG Eligible Activities to Support Infectious Disease Response

o   Oregon Community Foundation’s Oregon Community Recovery Grant Program Website (for nonprofits in Oregon particularly affected by COVID-19)

o   Governor Brown’s latest Executive Orders and Comprehensive COVID-19 Website