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Coronavirus Resources

The information below includes general information about the coronavirus, resources for people with autism and other disabilities, guidance on how to manage stress and anxiety related to COVID-19, and links to IACC member federal department and agency information.

Latest Resources

Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director NIMH
NIMH Director’s Message
In his new message for Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Joshua Gordon, NIMH Director and IACC Chair, discusses how individuals with autism are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and resources available to help the community during this time.
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Department of Labor
Dr. Scott Michael Robertson wrote a special blog for National Autism Awareness Month that highlights how COVID-19 has impacted people on the autism spectrum. He explains how the Department of Labor’s existing resources can help young people and workers on the autism spectrum, employers, service providers, and others during this challenging time.

General Information

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about the latest COVID-19 updates and how to protect yourself and your family.
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National Institutes of Health
Discover the latest research on COVID-19 and resources for schools, workplaces, and communities as well as resources for healthcare professionals and laboratories.
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The White House, CDC, and FEMA
Learn about the new coronavirus, find resources, and keep up with the latest news from the from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force. This website is supported by the White House, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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USA.gov
Visit this website to learn about the federal response to COVID-19 and discover the resources and information from various agencies.

Autism and Disability

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Administration for Community Living
The ACL provides guidance for older adults and people with disabilities, such as information on increased risk, how to prevent illness, and resources from partner agencies.
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Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Identifies which disability groups may be at increased risk, and what preventive actions can be taken to prepare and protect yourself.
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Department of Labor
Dr. Scott Michael Robertson wrote a special blog for National Autism Awareness Month that highlights how COVID-19 has impacted people on the autism spectrum. He explains how the Department of Labor’s existing resources can help young people and workers on the autism spectrum, employers, service providers, and others during this challenging time.
Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director NIMH
NIMH Director's Messages
In his new message for Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Joshua Gordon, NIMH Director and IACC Chair, discusses how individuals with autism are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and resources available to help the community during this time.
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides information about applying workplace anti-discrimination laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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World Health Organization
This report outlines protective measures and actions that can be taken to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on those with disabilities.

Mental Health

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about managing stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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NIH Director’s Blog
Recently, Dr. Francis Collins discussed the stress, anxiety, and grief people may be experiencing due to COVID-19 with Dr. Joshua Gordon. Dr. Gordon explained how to cope and the importance of seeking help.
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National Institute of Mental Health
NIMH provides tips on how you can support yourself if you are experiencing stress during the outbreak of COVID-19.
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NIMH Director's Messages
Learn about coping with stress, fear, and anxiety when facing uncertainty.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Learn about taking care of your mental and behavioral health during the COVID-19 situation. Guidance and resources assist individuals, providers, communities, and states. Contact the Disaster Distress Helpline if you are experiencing emotional crisis.
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, offers five steps you can follow to maintain your mental health and well-being during the novel coronavirus outbreak.

IACC Member Agency Websites

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Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families has resources on finding help for your family and community.
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AHRQ is seeking applications to support research that can empower health system leaders, providers, policymakers, and others as they look for the best ways to treat patients and allocate critical resources for the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about the latest COVID-19 updates and how to protect yourself and your family.
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Learn about the action the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is taking in response to COVID-19, such as temporary guidelines for Medicaid and CHIP services and state waivers.
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Department of Defense
Learn about how the Defense Department is working with the Department of Health and Human Services and State Department to provide support during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Department of Justice
Find out what to do if you are a victim of a scam or attempted fraud involving COVID-19.
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Department of Labor
Learn about resources that protect employees and employers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Department of Veterans Affairs
VA has implemented an aggressive public health response to protect and care for Veterans, their families, health care providers, and staff in the face of this emerging health risk.
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Environmental Protection Agency
This website provides key Environmental Protection Agency resources on COVID-19, such as information on disinfectants.
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Food and Drug Administration
Learn about the Food and Drug Administration’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, such as the responses to supply shortages and drug announcements.
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Indian Health Service
Learn about federal government coordination with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners on COVID-19.
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National Institutes of Health
Discover the latest research on COVID-19 and resources for schools, workplaces, and communities as well as resources for healthcare professionals and laboratories.
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Social Security Administration
Learn about what the Social Security Administration is doing in response to COVID-19 and find answers to commonly asked questions about social security benefits.
 
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