National Public Health and Government Organization Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Primary and most updated source of the latest federal policies, guidelines and resources including travel restrictions, infection rates, prevention and treatment, and U.S. government response.
Ready.gov and Ready.gov for Kids Guidance and general information on pandemic response and preparedness, especially for those who are not yet critically impacted. Youth-specific guidance and resources also available.
USA.gov Links to state agency websites (including state government, state health agencies and emergency management) for every U.S. state and territory.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases U.S. research institute with most current understanding of COVID-19 characteristics and best practices for preventing virus transmission.
National Association of School Psychologists Resources for supporting youth with mental health impacts from the pandemic and daily-life disruption.
American School Counselor Association Resources for school social workers and counselors to support working with families during the pandemic and school-related response guidance.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network Trauma treatment resources including learning, assessments and interventions.
USDA.gov: Feeding Programs Announcements
- Proactive flexibilities to allow meal service during school closures to minimize potential exposure to the coronavirus. (3/10/2020 – USDA.gov)
- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture announced a collaboration with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, McLane Global, PepsiCo, and others to deliver nearly 1,000,000 meals a week to students in a limited number of rural schools closed due to COVID-19. (3/17/2020 – USDA.gov)
Child Abuse Prevention & Education Resources