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COVID-19 News Releases

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Below is a list of national news releases related to the COVID-19 response.

View a list of regional news releases.

Lost Wages News Releases

View a list of states approved for lost wages assistance.

National News Releases

  • No National Test this Year for FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (English) (Spanish) | June 19, 2020
  • FEMA Phasing Out Project Airbridge (English) (Spanish) | June 18, 2020
  • FEMA Releases Latest State-by-State Data on PPE (English) (Spanish) | June 11,2020
  • FEMA Disburses Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funding (English) (Spanish) | June 8,2020
  • FEMA Releases Latest State-by-State Data on PPE (English) (Spanish) | June 5, 2020
  • FEMA Releases Latest State-by-State COVID-19 Data (English) (Spanish) | May 29, 2020
  • FEMA Releases Latest State-by-State COVID-19 Data (English) (Spanish) | May 22, 2020
  • FEMA Announces Operational Guidance for the 2020 Hurricane Season (English) (Spanish) | May 20, 2020
  • FEMA Releases State-by-State PPE Data (English) (Spanish)| May 15, 2020
  • FEMA Announces Supplemental Funding Through CARES Act (English) (Spanish) | May 4, 2020
  • FEMA Administrator Approves 30 States for Crisis Counseling (English) (Spanish) | May 2, 2020
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Homes (English) (Spanish) | April 30, 2020
  • FEMA Awards Crisis Counseling Assistance Grants (English) (Spanish) | April 25, 2020
  • FEMA Publishes Documents to Preserve Scarce Medical Supplies (English) (Spanish) | April 23, 2020
  • FEMA Makes Additional $100 Million Available to Firefighters for COVID-19 Response (English) (Spanish) | April 23, 2020
  • FEMA Programs Helping People from Coast to Coast (English) (Spanish) | April 21, 2020
  • FEMA and HHS Share Best Practices for Coronavirus Pandemic Response (English) (Spanish) | April 19, 2020
  • FEMA Publishes Public Notice for the New Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grant Program (English) (Spanish) | April 15, 2020
  • Applying the Defense Production Act (English) (Spanish) | April 14, 2020
  • FEMA Announces Funding Notice for Emergency Management Performance Grant Supplemental Allocation (English) (Spanish) | April 14, 2020
  • Option To Transition Federal Community-Based Testing Sites To State Management (English) (Spanish) | April 9, 2020
  • FEMA Announces Rent Suspension for Disaster Survivors (English) (Spanish) | April 9, 2020
  • FEMA-CBP Joint Statement on Defense Production Act for PPE (English) (Spanish) | April 8, 2020
  • FEMA COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force: Supply Chain Stabilization (English) (Spanish) (Haitian Creole)| | April 8, 2020
  • FEMA Supply Chain Task Force Leads Four-Pronged Approach to Securing Needed Supplies and Equipment in COVID-19 Fight (English) | April 7, 2020
  • FEMA Releases Information Regarding National Guard Title 32 Status (English) (Spanish) | March 29, 2020)
  • FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums (English) (Spanish) (Haitian Creole)| March 29, 2020
  • FEMA Offers Ways for Private Sector to Help Fight COVID-19 (English) (Spanish) | March 27, 2020

In Case You Missed It

  • ICYMI: FEMA Administrator Urges Floridians, Southeastern Residents to Prepare for Isaias (English) (Spanish) | August 1, 2020
  • ICYMI: FEMA Prepared to Respond During COVID-19 (English) (Spanish) | July 23, 2020
  • ICYMI: FEMA Administrator Discusses Hurricane Preparedness During COVID-19 Pandemic (English) (Spanish) | June 3, 2020
  • FEMA Encourages Hurricane Preparedness Now in COVID-19 Environment (English) (Spanish) | May 5, 2020
  • FEMA Administrator Discusses Whole-of-America COVID-19 Response (English) (Spanish) | April 25, 2020

News Desk

Members of the media can contact the FEMA News Desk at:

Press Releases

WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor joined CBS and The Weather Channel this morning to inform the public about the powerful, but slow-moving Hurricane Sally as it approaches the Gulf Coast

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Guam for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Washington D.C. for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA released an interim policy to clarify eligible work under the Public Assistance program as part of the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved North Dakota for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Hawaii for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Minnesota for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Florida for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Wyoming for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor approved Oregon for a FEMA grant under the Lost Wages Assistance program.

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Last updated August 26, 2020