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COVID-19 Fact Sheets & Guidance

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View the most recent fact sheets and guidance documents related to the COVID-19 response.

Fact Sheets

In coordination with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners, FEMA released a tool to provide the data that state,

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Manufacturing expansion is one part of a four-pronged supply chain stabilization approach for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response.

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To address immediate and projected needs from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments may, under certain conditions, be reimbursed through FEMA

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Testing is critical to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and mitigate its threat to public health.

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Under the direction of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, FEMA will coordinate two shipments totaling a 14-day supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to more than 15,000 nursing homes a

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The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is posing a tremendous challenge to the U.S. healthcare system and first responder communities.

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On April 28, 2020, President Trump delegated authority to approve the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training program for Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic related disasters to the FEMA Administrat

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FEMA, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and U.S.

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The National Resource Prioritization Cell (NRPC) consists of interagency subject matter experts to address prioritization of limited critical medical supplies throughout the nation as part of the f

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Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance and Conditions

The Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation is committed to facilitating timely and prompt compliance

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Guidance

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Safe Opening and Operation Work Eligible for Public Assistance (Interim) | April 2, 2021 (English) (Spanish)
  • COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Individuals and Households Program Policy (Interim) | March 24, 2021 (English)
  • Public Assistance Disaster-Specific Guidance - COVID-19 Declarations (English) | February 3, 2021
  • Community Vaccination Centers Playbook (English) | February 18, 2021
  • Medical Staffing Requests (English) | Updated on November 23, 2020
  • COVID-19 Pandemic: Vaccination Planning FAQ (English) | November 19, 2020
  • COVID-19’s Impact on the Human & Social Services Sector | October 23, 2020 (English)
  • Interim Policy: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Work Eligible for Public Assistance (FEMA Policy - FP 104-009-19) (English) | September 1, 2020
  • Waiver of Private Nonprofit Primary Use and Primary Ownership Facility Policies Under the (COVID-19) Pandemic Declarations (English)
  • Administrator Gaynor's Letter to State Directors and Agencies (English) | July 20, 2020
  • Extension of Administrative Relief and Other Flexibilities for Recipients and Subrecipients of FEMA Financial Assistance for Response to or Direct Impacts from Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) per OMB Memorandum M-20-26 (English) | July 15, 2020
  • Equal Rights Civil Rights Stakeholders Call Transcript May 6, 2020 (English) | (Spanish) | July 14, 2020
  • FEMA and HHS Civil Rights Stakeholder Call Transcript April 17, 2020 (English) | July 14, 2020
  • Important Information Regarding FEMA Temporary Final Rule on Prioritization and Allocation of Certain Scarce or Threatened Health and Medical Resources for Domestic Consumption (English) | July 6,2020
  • Clarification of Applicability of OMB Memorandum M-20-20 to FEMA's Non-disaster Grants (English) | June 11, 2020
  • FEMA Releases Guidance for Providing Mass Care During a Pandemic (English) | June 10, 2020
  • Civil Rights COVID-19 Stakeholder Call Transcript - Meeting #2 (English) | (Spanish) | June 10, 2020
  • FEMA Administrator June 1, 2020, Letter to the Nation's Emergency Managers (English) | June 1, 2020
  • COVID-19 Policy: Medical Care Costs Eligible for Public Assistance (English) | May 9, 2020
  • Grant Programs Directorate Procurement  (Video) | May 1, 2020
  • DHS and HHS Civil Rights Stakeholder Teleconference About COVID-19 (English) | April 30, 2020
  • Planning Considerations for Organizations in Reconstituting Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic (English) | April 30, 2020
  • Short Term Administrative Relief for Recipients and Subrecipients of FEMA Financial Assistance With Awards Specifically Supporting the Response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) per OMB Memorandum M-20-11 (English) | April 20, 2020
  • FEMA Administrator April 15, 2020, letter to Emergency Managers (English) (Spanish) | April 15, 2020
  • Ensuring Civil Rights During the COVID-19 Response (English) (Spanish) | April 14, 2020
  • FEMA and HHS Civil Rights Stakeholder Teleconference About COVID-19 (English) | April 13, 2020
  • Purchase and Distribution of Food Eligible for Public Assistance (English) (Spanish)| April 12, 2020
  • HHS Letter to Hospital Administrators (English) (Spanish)| April 10, 2020
  • FEMA Letter to Distributors on Delivery of Medical Supplies (English) (Spanish)| April 8, 2020
  • COVID-19 Guidance: Short Term Administrative Relief for Recipients and Subrecipients of FEMA Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to Loss of Operations (English) | April 1, 2020
  • COVID-19 Guidance: Procurements Under Grants During Periods of Exigent or Emergency Circumstances (English) | April 1, 2020
  • FEMA Administrator March 27, 2020, letter to Emergency Managers Requesting Action on Critical Steps (English) (Spanish) | March 27, 2020
Last updated July 6, 2021