RESOURCES AND INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Updated September 9, 2020


Federal:

CDC Guides for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace click here

OSHA Guidance on Returning to Work click here  

Key OSHA Standards for COVID-19 click here

OSHA Issues Guidance Clarifying Recording Obligations for COVID-19 Cases click here

OSHA Provides Guidance on Respirator Reuse and Decontamination click here

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) COVID-19 Update 3.31.20 click here   
  Visit the nam.org/coronavirus site for the latest information, including state-specific resources

Families First Coronavirus Act ("FFCRA") Explained
(click here to read the Article)

The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act click here

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act
To see a summary of the CARES Act provisions click here and for an FAQ document on the bill click here

State:

ReSkill Mississippi 8.6.2020 click here
This program helps place workers in on-the-job training programs. It also helps employers fill positions and can lead to 75% reimbursement of workers' wages through on-the-job training.

Mississippi Back to Business Grant 5.20.2020 click here
Governor Tate Reeves signed SB 2772, which established the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program. The grants will be used to help businesses in Mississippi with 50 or fewer employees recover from the economic impact of COVID-19.

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) 4.2.2020 click here
Guidance to the Regulated Community Regarding Compliance with Regulatory Requirements

Governor Reeves Issues Executive Order 4.1.2020 click here
Statewide Shelter-In-Place to Protect Public Health

Governor Reeves Issues Executive Order 3.24.2020 
click here

MMA:

COVID-19 Updates

August 20, 2020 click here
Governor Reeves Issues Limits on College Stadiums and Game Day Events to Protect Players and Spectators

August 17, 2020 click here
• Governor Tate Reeves Launches Expanded COVID-19 Testing for Teachers and Telehealth in Schools

August 14, 2020 click here
• Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Issues K-12 Extracurricular Limitations to Continue Fight Against COVID-19

August 5, 2020 click here   
• Governor Tate Reeves Launches Workforce Training Initiative to Aid Mississippi Workers and Employers Burdened by COVID-19

August 4, 2020 click here  
• Governor Tate Reeves Issues Statewide Mask Mandate, Delays School Reopenings to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

July 30, 2020 click here
• Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return and County-Specific Orders to Combat Rising Cases of COVID-19

July 24, 2020 click here
• Governor Tate Reeves Amends Safe Return Order to Combat Rising Cases

July 20, 2020 click here
• Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Adds 10 Counties to Stricter Measures to Protect Public Health

July 14, 2020 click here   
• Governor Tate Reeves and MEMA Launch COVID-19 Emergency Relief Program

July 10, 2020 click here  
• Governor Tate Reeves Issues Additional Social Distancing Measures for 13 Counties to Protect Public Health

June 26, 2020 click here  
• Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order to Protect Public Health Amid Rising Cases

June 12, 2020 click here
• Governor Tate Reeves and the State Legislature Established the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program

May 22, 2020 click here

• Governor Reeves Announces New Chair of the State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB)
• OSHA Reverses Recordability Requirements

May 18, 2020 click here
• Mississippi Legislature Creates Small Business Grant Program (Senate Bill No. 2772)
• Governor Reeves Announces New Interim Director of MDA
• NAM Brings Together Business Associations to Fight for Liability Protections
• Safety Guidance Published for Manufacturers

May 13, 2020 click here

Governor Signs New Executive Order Extending Mississippi Unemployment Benefits ( Executive Order No. 1462)
Additional Guidelines Issued for 7 Counties (Executive Order No. 1483)
Mississippi State Legislature Hold Hearings on CARES Act Funds

May 6, 2020 click here
• Mississippi Further Extends Tax Filing Deadline
• Mississippi Legislature Set to Reconvene Earlier than Expected

May 4, 2020
click here

• Governor Revises "Safer at Home" Executive Order
• Legislature Votes to Strip Governor of CARES Act Spending Authority

April 21, 2020 click here

• Congress Passes $480 Billion in Additional Stimulus Legislation
• NAM Releases Action Plan for Manufacturers
• MMA Wants to Know the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Organization to Help Mississippi's Recovery Efforts

April 15, 2020 click here

Gov. Tate Reeves Announces Partnership with Private Sector to Aid Mississippi's Economic Recovery
• Gov. Reeves Announces School Closures for Remainder of School Year
• Date Set for House District 87 Special Election

April 2, 2020 click here

Executive Order, Paycheck Protection Program, Manufacturers Call to Action

March 30, 2020 click here  

Miss. Legislature Will not Reconvene April 1
• President Trump Signs Historic CARES Act Into Law
• Business Interruption Insurance Coverage and Coronavirus

March 26, 2020 click here
United States Senate Approves $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

March 23, 2020 click here 

• COVID-19 Relief Bill Impacts Employers
• Department of Transportation
• IRS Extends Filing Deadline to July 15
• Export-Import Banks (EXIM)

 March 21, 2020 click here
Miss. Businesses Affected by COVID-19 NOW Eligible for Disaster Aid

March 19, 2020 click here
"Pandemic" Label for COVID-19 by WHO Triggers New ADA Rules for Employers 

Coronavirus Biohazard and Containment Services

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Butler Snow Legal and Implications of the Pandemic

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