COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution & Promotional Resources
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Free Online Consumer CV19 CheckUp
CV19 CheckUp is an online system developed to help Americans be safer, healthier, and ensure their individual needs are met during the pandemic. CV19 CheckUp asks users to complete an easy, quick, confidential questionnaire. A personalized report is immediately provided, outlining the user’s level of risk and offering recommendations and resources to reduce those risks. CV19 CheckUp employs artificial intelligence and data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Share it with your consumers and residents at www.CV19CheckUp.org
- 4 Strategies to Make Telehealth Work for Elderly Patients
- CVS, Walgreens Gear Up to Deliver Covid-19 Vaccines to Nursing Homes
- Where To Find Housing and Utility Assistance During COVID-19
- Meeting the Social Needs of Older Adults in Rural Areas
- Tribal Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facility Directory 2020
- N4A's 2020 Home for the Holidays Campaign
- Diverse Elders Coalition: Family Caregiver Resources for Diverse Elders
Department of Housing and Urban Development Funding
In July, HUD announced the initial request period for COVID-19 Supplemental Payments via the CARES Act. Now, a new HUD notice establishes a second request window and updates the submission requirements. The filing deadline for multifamily housing owners is December 11, 2020 for expenses incurred through November 30; properties that did not receive payments for the earlier timeframe (March 27-July 31) may resubmit for that period as well.
- Read the full notice from HUD
- Get tips for completing the funding request form
- New Funding Request Form
- Disrupting, Bridging, and Eliminating Social Isolation: December 10, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
- Affordable Housing for Older Adults and People with Disabilities December 17, 2020, 3:00-4:00p.m. ET
- Building the Research Pipeline: Home and Community-based Services and the Dual Eligible Population Thursday, January 14, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
- Ready Seniors Virtual Workshop January 27, 2021, 10:00am-3:30pmET
For Community Service Providers of Basic Needs and Social Supports for Older Adults During Major Disasters
- Continuity Basics and Preparedness Messaging
- Preparedness Planning for Seniors
- Disaster Mental Health Issues for Seniors
- State Unit on Aging/Area Agency on Aging Case Studies
- Discussion Modules
- Reaching Socially Isolated People Living with Dementia Wednesday, January 31, 2021, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Growing momentum in Congress for passage of COVID-19 relief
A number of important members of Congress are pushing for a COVID-19 relief package in the wake of a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths, signs of a weakening economy, and President-elect Joe Biden calling for action now. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged that House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer offered a new relief proposal on Monday night but details of the package have not been released. McConnell and Pelosi resumed talks on Thursday on how to reach a compromise. Earlier in the week a bipartisan group of senators introduced a $908 billion relief package with spending that falls between the $2.2 trillion House and $500-600 billion Senate bills passed in the weeks leading up to the November 3rd election. Mr. Biden is urging its passage, and Pelosi and Schumer are signaling that the measure could be a starting point for negotiations. The legislation contains more modest unemployment benefits and state and local, school and other funding than the House has supported but more generous than the Senate would likely pass. It is unclear how the package would address further relief under the Paycheck Protection Program.
Meanwhile, the December 11th deadline looms for Congress to fund the federal government or face a shutdown. While unlikely, since it would complicate the must-pass spending measure, McConnell suggested on Tuesday that COVID-19 relief provisions could be part of the measure to keep the government open.
Today, we ask you to join us in an URGENT FINAL PUSH to send a message to your lawmakers: don't adjourn without passing legislation that includes significant, urgently needed financial relief for nonprofits. Click here for our NEW call to action to tell your members of Congress that you need relief now.
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