Federal Resources

Federal Student Aid during the Pandemic
On Aug. 8, 2020, President Trump directed the Secretary to continue to suspend loan payments, stop collections, and waive interest on ED-held student loans until Dec. 31, 2020. Follow the link for more information.

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again
Guidelines prepared by the President, these steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Includes how you can protect yourself, what you can do if you think you have COVID-19, what you need to know, resources for communities, COVID-19 cases in the US, and information for healthcare professionals. 

Department of Labor
Includes employee paid leave rights and employer paid leave requirements concerning COVID-19, COVID-19 FAQ, and employee rights.  

Department of Public Health and Human Services
Contains access to the programs they provide such as HIPAA & Health Rights, Health Insurance, Social Services, Prevention & Wellness, Providers & Facilities, Public Health & Safety etc.  

Department of State
Contains information on what the Department of State is doing to protect US citizens, the prospect bringing Americans home, and potential international aid.   

Department of Defense
This site provides consistent updates as to how the Department of Defense plans to combat the pandemic. They are working closely with the Department of State and Department of Health and Human Services.