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Additional Updates
PPP Increase Act of 2020


NIH Panel Releases Treatment Guidelines for COVID-19
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) convened a panel of experts to release COVID-19 treatment guidelines for health care providers, which will be updated as data becomes available.
 
HHS Releases CARES Act Funding for Older Adults and People with Disabilities in the Community
HHS announced  $955 million in grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities as communities implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The grants will fund items like home-delivered meals; care services in the home; respite care and other support to families and caregivers.
 
CDC Updates Laboratory Testing FAQs :
The CDC updated Frequently Asked Questions for laboratories providing COVID-19 testing.
 
FDA News
The FDA authorized the first diagnostic test with a home collection option for COVID-19.
ISDH Updates
Total positive cases: 12, 097
Total deaths: 630
Total tested: 67,264
From Our Associates
Webinar: The Latest Guidance on Federal Loans to Assist with COVID-19 Disaster - TODAY, April 22 – 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EDT
 
Learn the latest guidance on the loan/grant programs offered within the three phases of the federal stimulus package to offer relief to those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. LEARN MORE