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See March 18 Note from Libraries Dean Professor Beth McNeil on access to Purdue Libraries resources & services during the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak .

Featured Sites and Documents: Federal  Register-Published Monday-Friday, this periodical contains the text of Presidential executive orders and proclamations, along with proposed  and newly adopted federal agency regulations on coronaries and other topics. Examples of an executive order (EO) include EO13910 Preventing the Hoarding of Health and Medical Resources to Respond to the Spread of COVID-19 (March 23/26, 2020)

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic  Security (CARES) Act Signed March 27, 2020

World Health Organization (WHO). See the coronavirus mythbusters section on this United Nations affiliated organization's homepage.

Public  Law 116-127 The Families First Coronavirus Response ActPassed March 18, 2020 and signed the same day by President Trump.

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Coronavirus Information Resources

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Coronavirus Resources

Congressional Research Service Reports (Library of Congress entity preparing unbiased reports on public policy issues.  Uploaded two reports on economic aspects of COVID 19 today March 17.  CLICK Search button at right side of screen to produce the most recently loaded reports)

Coronavirus is a Centers for Disease Control resource on this respiratory illness emerging in China.

Consult CSPAN for daily briefings from the Trump Administration's Coronavirus task force

COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium (U.S. Govt. and private sector consortium established March 23, 2020 to facilitate computational understanding and collaboration on COVID-19 research)

Defense Production Act 50 USC 4501 et. seq

 Public Law 116-123 CoronaVirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act

Defense Dept. Coronavirus resources

U.S. Education Dept. Coronavirus Resources

Energy Dept. Coronavirus Resources

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Coronavirus Resources

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Coronavirus Information  for Banks & Consumers

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Coronavirus Resources

Federal Reserve Board Policy Announcements

Dept. of Housing & Urban Development Coronavirus Resources

Homeland Security Dept. Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

Justice Dept. Coronavirus Resources including steps for  reporting coronavirus fraud

Justice Dept. Takes First Enforcement Action Against Coronavirus Fraud (March 22, 2020) Austin, Western District of Texas

Labor Dept. Coronavirus Resources

29 CFR 1910.1030 is the OSHA regulation for handling bloodborne pathogens

29 CFR 1910.1200 is the OSHA regulation for cleaning workplace chemicals

Clinical Trials (This National Library of Medicine site features links to information on corona virus clinical trials being conducted in the U.S. and internationally.  Listing of a trial DOES NOT necessarily mean the U.S. has evaluated trial contents.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Coronavirus Resources This agency regulates broadcast and telecommunications activities.

March 15 Federal Reserve Open Market Committee statement on reducing interest rates

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Coronavirus Resources

FDA N95 Surgical Respirator & Mask Information

Upcoming House of Representatives Committee hearings on coronavirus and other topics

Upcoming Senate Committee hearings on coronavirus and other topics

Indiana Dept. for Workforce Development Coronavirus Resources

Indiana Election  Commission Order on Emergency Provisions for June 2 Primary Election

Indiana Family & Social Services Administration Coronavirus Resources

Indiana State Dept. of Education Coronavirus Resources

Indiana State Dept. of Health Coronavirus Cases (includes maps showing case spread by county)

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases Coronavirus Resources

National Science Foundation Coronavirus Information & Guidance

Pandemic & All Hazards  Preparedness Act.  Enacted in 2006 and with subsequent amendments, this law governs federal pandemic responses. Codified at 42 USC 300HH-10

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Coronavirus Resources

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance in Response to Coronavirus

State Dept. Coronavirus Resources

Treasury Dept. Coronavirus Resources

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Resources

U.S. Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Coronavirus Resources



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