Public Assistance Disaster-Specific Guidance - COVID-19 Declarations

This page contains disaster-specific guidance for emergency and major disaster declarations for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Programmatic Deadlines

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Programmatic Deadlines, FEMA Policy # 104-22-0002 establishes PA programmatic deadlines across all COVID-19 emergency and major disaster declarations and describes application of the 100% and 90% federal cost shares. Appendix A includes a table of the programmatic deadlines established in this policy.

FEMA Fact Sheet: Test-to-Treat Initiative

The Fact Sheet describes Test-to-Treat initiative, released as part of the White House updated National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, makes it easier for people at high risk of severe disease to access COVID-19 oral antiviral treatments quickly. It also addresses the FEMA Public Assistance role in continuing to support in the fight against COVID-19 by offering funding through the Public Assistance Program with guidance regarding eligible work and costs for state, local, tribal nation, and territorial (SLTT) government entities related to establishing and operating Test-to-Treat sites.

Memorandum: Air Disinfection Eligibility Under FEMA’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Safe Opening and Operation Work Eligible for Public Assistance (Interim) Policy

The memo provides clarifying guidance that air disinfection may be eligible in accordance with the Safe Opening and Operating Policy under the category of cleaning and disinfecting for all COVID-19 declared incidents.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Public Assistance (PA) Disposition Requirements for Equipment and Supplies Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about disposition requirements for equipment and supplies for all emergency and major disaster declarations for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This document applies to all FEMA projects funded under a COVID-19 emergency or major disaster declaration.

COVID-19 Public Assistance Progress, Success, and Next Steps Presentation

COVID-19 Public Assistance Implementation – Progress, Success and Next Steps

The memo provides guidance on deadlines for submitting Request for Public Assistance (RPA) and an interim deadline to submit claims related to COVID-19 declared incidents.

Temporary Extension of FEMA Policy Emergency Non-Congregate Sheltering During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (Interim) (Version 3), FP 104-009-18, 4th extension

The memo extends the Emergency Non-Congregate Sheltering during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (Version 3) Interim Policy through July 1, 2022, and supplements the policy requirements.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Safe Opening and Operation Work Eligible for Public Assistance (Interim), Version 2

This updated interim policy retroactively extends the period of work eligibility to the beginning of the incident period. It also specifies that work conducted from the beginning of the incident period through December 31, 2021 will be reimbursed at a federal cost share of 100 percent. Work conducted after December 31, 2021 will be reimbursed at the federal cost share established at that time.

Audit-Related Guidance for Entities Receiving FEMA Public Assistance Funds (Spanish)

Audit-Related Guidance for Entities Receiving FEMA Public Assistance Funds

Public Assistance COVID-19 Medical Care Policy (Version 2)

This policy supersedes the previous version published on May 9, 2020. Version 2 includes provisions for COVID-19 vaccinations and a job aid to assist Recipients and Subrecipients in the equitable allocation of COVID-19 vaccines.

Fact Sheet: Procurement Under Grants: Under Exigent or Emergency Circumstances

FEMA provides financial assistance to states, territories, tribes, local governments, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and other non-federal entities. All FEMA grant programs are subject to the federal procurement standards found at 2 CFR 200.317 - 200.326. Recognizing that FEMA's recipients and sub-recipients may face exigencies or emergencies when carrying out a FEMA award, this fact sheet provides key information to consider when utilizing contracted resources under exigent or emergency circumstances.

Emergency Non-Congregate Sheltering during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (Version 3)

This policy covers non-congregate sheltering conducted during the COVID-19 public health emergency for non-COVID declarations. This policy is not applicable to COVID-19 declarations.

Eligibility for COVID-19 Policy

National Guard Support for COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Eligible Emergency Protective Measures (Archived)

This fact sheet is only applicable to work performed prior to September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: ACS Warm Sites

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Non-Congregate Sheltering Delegation of Authority

COVID-19: Noncongregate Sheltering FAQ

COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Private Nonprofit Organizations

Last updated June 24, 2022