2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) is monitoring the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and the effect it has on our global and local communities.

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Treasury Releases New Spending Report
U.S.Treasury released their new interim report of costs by category incurred by state and local CRF recipients through June 30, 2020.  The interim report outlines how CRF proceeds have been spent on activities such as payroll, transfers to local governments, medical expenses, economic support, and other expenses. 
CARES Act Funding 
Click here to read the CARES ACT DISBURSEMENT BY EXPENSE CATEGORY 9-24-20
Click here to read the CARES Act Disbursement Summary 9-24-20
Click here to read the List of CRF Acceptance Certificates 
Click here to read the Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General Coronavirus Relief Fund FAQ
Click here to read the CARES Reimbursement of Public Health and Public Safety Payroll Costs
Click here to read the Accounting and Appropriation of COVID-19 Grants
IMPORTANT: Please read FAQs, 70-71 as this expands/clarifies that CARES ACT money can be used for public safety salaries.  Also, see letter from State of Indiana that allows for a county’s allocation of CARES ACT through the Indiana Finance Authority can use for public safety salaries. This greatly expands the permissible uses of you CARES ACT money.
On Monday, July 13, 2020 the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) hosted a WebEx webinar on the Indiana Cares Act Program click here to watch the video.
Click here to see the IFA Indiana Cares Act Program slides from the presentation. 

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You can find the handouts here. 
As always, please let AIC know if you have any questions related to this program or other aspect of COVID-19 response.

Please click here to read the letter from Cristopher Johnston from Office of Management & Budget. 

Please click here to see the CRF Funding Units Grouped by County. 

GHEO

Governor Holcomb announced on May 1, 2020 a roadmap to safely reopen Indiana.  He has a five-stage plan to get Indiana’s economy back on track.

Read the full plan here: https://backontrack.in.gov/

Back on Track IN

EXECUTIVE ORDERS

Governor's Executive Order 20-44

SEVENTH RENEWAL OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Governor's Executive Order 20-43

BACK ON TRACK INDIANA: STAGE FIVE - THE NEW NORMAL DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Governor's Executive Order 20-42
THIRD CONTINUATION OF STAGE 4.5 OF INDIANA'S BACK ON TRACK

Governor's Executive Order 20-41
SIXTH RENEWAL OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR THE COVID~19 OUTBREAK

Governor's Executive Order 20-40
CHILD CARE MATTERS AND COVID~19

Governor's Executive Order 20-39
BACK ON TRACK INDIANA: SECOND CONTINUATION OF STAGE 4.5

Governor's Executive Order 20-38
FIFTH RENEWAL OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARATION FOR THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

View the rest of the Governor's Executive Orders here. 

State Resources

  • IN State Department of Health (here) This includes map of reported cases in Indiana
  • IN Department of Education (here)
  • IN Department of Labor (here)
  • IN Department of Homeland Security (here
  • IN Department of Homeland Security - County Travel Status (here

Please call the IN State Department of Health Epidemiology Resource Center at 317-233-7125 [317-233-1325 after hours] or e-mail epiresource@isdh.in.gov if you experience symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath and have a recent history of travel to China or contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19.

Anton Neff

A video message from AIC Board President, Anton Neff, Owen County Council, on March 30, 2020.  

Federal Resources

Federal Resources

USDA's COVID -19 Federal Rural Resource Guide 

Click here to see USDA’s COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide Lists Federal Programs That Can Help Rural Communities, Organizations and Residents Impacted by COVID-19.

Nat’l Assn. of Counties (NACO) Analysis of Federal CARES Act

https://www.naco.org/resources/naco-analysis-third-covid-19-supplemental-coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019:  HERE
  • Coronavirus Task Force national briefings: HERE
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (here)
  • U.S. Department of Education (here)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (here)
  • U.S. Department of Labor (here)
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (here)
  • U.S. Department of State (here)
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (here)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (here)
  • U.S. Department of the Interior (here)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (here)

Bliss McKnight

Bliss McKnight

AIC would like you to be of aware of the resources, provided by our endorsed partner Bliss McKnight, on their Practical HR Resources Web site. These resources provide guidance on preventing the spread of the virus, appropriate occupational health measures, and recommended national and international protocols.

To access the Coronavirus COVID-19 resources from Bliss McKnight click here or go to www.practicalhrresources.com. Click on the red Coronavirus Alert button at the top of the page.

 
Newscenter
The AIC Newscenter is a resource for members, the news media, other government entities, and citizens to learn about AIC issues in the news. You are free to get AIC news in a way that is convenient for you: through social media, this Web site, rss feeds, etc.

News Media Contact

If you are with the news media or have news tips contact Elizabeth Mallers at 317-829-3656 or emallers@indianacounties.org.
 
If you are a county elected official that represents an AIC affiliate office you automatically receive the Indiana News 92 magazine every other month and the eNewsletter. If you are not receiving these please update your contact info by filling out the online form by clicking here.
 

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