COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Cities

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Governor Lee's Administration -- Live Stream Governor Lee's Briefings Here

COVID-19 Bulletin 7 (3/26/20)

COVID-19 Bulletin 6 (3/25/20)

COVID-19 Bulletin 5 (3/24/20)

Executive Order 20 -- Loosens restrictions for retired medical professionals, temporarily suspends continuing education requirements (3/36.20)

Executive Order 18 -- Prohibiting Elective Surgeries and Requesting Donation of Medical Supplies to TEMA from Non-Hospital Healthcare Providers (3/24/20)

COVID-19 Bulletin 4 (3/23/20)

Governor Lee Establishes COVID-19 Unified Command (3/24/20)

Executive Order 17 -- Mandating Alternative Business Models for Restaurants and Gyms, Lifts Alcohol Regulations (3/22/20)

Executive Order 16  -- Comptroller Guidance on Executive Order 16 -- Open Meetings, Open Records, Emergency Policies (3/20/20)

Executive Order 14 -- Emergency Declaration (3/12/20)

Heatlh Officials Contacts

Medical Directors

Regional Directors

Public Safety

CDC Guidance for Law Enforfcement -- COVID-19 Roll Call Virtual Academy Training (Free)

CDC Guidance for Emergency Medical Services

EPA Approved Solutions for Cleaning Vehicles of First Responders

Limited Waiver of HIPAA Sanctions and Penalties During Nationwide Public Health Emergency


CDC Municipal Water/Wastewater Guidance

TDEC Division of Water Resources Recommendations for Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems

AG Slatery Urges State Utility Regulator to Prohibit Service Disconnection (3/24/20)

Broadband Providers Offering Free Internet, Waiving Fees, Providing Wi-Fi Hot Spots 3/18/20)

Human Resources

Families First Coronavirus Response Act -- MTAS Summary for Cities --  Essential NLC Action Related to FFCRA -- Family Medical Leave Act, Paid Sick Leave, Tax Credits Not Currently Available for Government Employers  (3/26/20)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions -- Employer Required Workplace Posting

CDC Guidance for Employers (3/26/20)

TN State and Local Insurance Partners for Health -- Here4TN / Optum Health Care Information on COVID-19 

Small Business Disaster Loan Resources

US Small Business Administration -- Tennessee Economic Injury Declaration -- Disaster Loan Program

Federal and State COVID-19 Guidance Pages

COVID-19 Guidelines for Cosmetology and Barber Licensees  (3/25/20) 

FEMA Reimbursement For Qualified Emergency Measures -- FEMA Region IV Office (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN) -- FEMA Assistance Simplified

Tennessee Department of Health Response Rate Tracker -- View The Response Rate In Your Community

Municipal Specific Guidance on COVID-19 From TML Partners: 

Public Entity Partners


National League of CIties 

Other Important Federal Legislative Action:

Summary Third COVID-19 Response Package  (3/28/20)

TML Letter to Tennessee Senators Regarding COVID-19 Amended Package

TML Letter to Tennessee Senators Regarding Emergency Stimulus Package for COVID-19

NLC request to Senate on 3rd COVID-19 Supplemental Appropriations Bill

Telecom Industry Advocates To Add STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act to Stimulus Legislation


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