A resource to Support Re-Opening
Preparing to Reopen: Lifting Up Strategies for Programs Serving Victims
As states begin to lift stay-at-home orders, service providers are working to determine the best path for their service users and organizations within the context of the ongoing public health crisis. Their path to reopening largely depends on the population they serve; with overall safety concerns impacting when, how, and to what extent they can reopen. During this strategy session, a variety of providers who serve victims from diverse populations across the lifespan led a panel discussion on the unique measures organizations may adopt as they prepare to reopen.
- Covid-19 Ohio
- Amended Director's Stay at Home order - April, 30th
- Amended Director's Stay At Home Order - April 13th
- Director’s Order to Stay at Home (Versión en español)
- Stay At Home Order Frequently Asked Questions (Versión en español)
- OMB June 18, 2020 Memo (M-20-26)
- OVC May 14, 2020 Packet on COVID-19 Guidance
- OCJS Grants Update, March 25
- OVW March 19, 2020 Letter
- OVW Grantee Staff Pay March 19, 2020 Letter
- OMB March 2, 2020 Letter
- OJP March 19, 2020 Guidance on Short-term Administrative Relief
- CDC document on community mitigation strategies
- USCIS information on COVID-19 and "public charge" immigration rules
- EEOC information "What You Should Know About the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19
- EEOC "Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act"
Federal Policy Updates
Congressional legislators are developing policies and proposals to address the economic impacts of COVID-19-related business closures and unexpected expenses.
COVID 2: Families First Coronavirus Response Act
- This act goes into effect April 2, 2020, and stays in place until December 31, 2020.
- It expands the Family Medical Leave Act coverage and emergency sick leave.
- A summary was written by an ally of the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) about COVID 2: https://www.boselaw.com/2020/03/president-trump-signs-families-first-coronavirus-response-act-new-requirements-for-private-employers-with-fewer-than-500-employees-and-government-employers/
- The Department of Labor (DOL) posted updated guidance on how COVID 2 affects Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
- COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers
- COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers
- Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- Federal Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions
- Field Assistance Bulletin 2020-1: Temporary Non-Enforcement Period Applicable to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- Guidance for Nonprofits
- This bill recently passed the Senate and is being considered in the House
- This bill may include an increase for FVPSA funds and small business loans for non-profits