COVID-19 Resources for Local Government Leaders

Wednesday April 14th, 2021
PSAB is providing this resources page to help you obtain reliable information for planning, response, and communication efforts regarding the coronavirus.

American Rescue Plan (ARP)

U.S. Treasury Establishes New Office to Lead Implementation of Relief and Recovery Programs
  - 4/14/21
Watch a webinar
, presented by the PA State Association of Boroughs, to learn more about the American Rescue Plan - 3/31/21

What the ARP Means for Local Governments (Summary) - 3/11/21

Rental & Utility Assistance

Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Grant Program - 3/11/21

Vaccine Rollout

All Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine - 4/12/21
PA Accelerating Vaccine Strategy - 3/31/21
Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - 2/9/21
Check Your Eligibility
Expansion to Local Governments

Statewide Updates

Gov. Wolf: Effective April 4, Business, Restaurants Have Options - 3/16/21

PennDOT Extends Expiration Date for CDL Licenses - 2/22/21
Public Finance Client Alert: Emergency COVID-19 Tax Anticipation Note Financing - 12/8/20
Local Government Mitigation Strategies - 11/24/20

Sporting Event Guidance - 11/19/20

AG Creates Tool to Report and Combat Coronavirus Price Gouging

Grocery/Convenience Store Guidance from the PA Dept. of Agriculture

FAQs for Local Governments from DCED
CDC Sanitizing Guidance

LTAP: Public Works and COVID-19
CDC Guidance for Public Pools

Public Meetings

Gov. Wolf Signs Act 15 of 2020 to Allow for Public Meetings During an Emergency
Office of Open Records - Sunshine Act Advisory & Right to Know Law
Recorded Webinar: Right-to-Know Law and Sunshine Act - 4/29/20
PDF: Right-to-Know Law and Sunshine Act - 4/29/20


Heart and Lung Act Expansion - Act 17 of 2020


Labor & Employment Alert: Gov. Wolf Signs Bill Expanding Heart and Lung Act Coverage to Include Short-Term Coronavirus Infection
Recorded Webinar: Managing Heart and Lung Act Claims - 4/30/20
PDF: Managing Heart and Lung Act Claims - 4/30/20


Disaster Declaration Information

Gov. Wolf Revises Mitigation Order on Gatherings and Lifts Out-of-State Travel (Posted 3/1/21)

Universal Masking Order
Gov. Wolf Signs Fourth Renewal of COVID-19 Disaster Declaration - 2/19/21
Title 35 - Declaration of Disaster Emergency
Read What Gov. Wolf's disaster emergency proclomation means for boroughs
Sample Declaration of Disaster Emergency
FEMA Public Emergency Assistance Fact Sheet
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal

Conoravirus and the Workplace

FAQs for Enforcement and Immunity Orders - 1/9/21
COVID-19 Unemployment Fraud Detection Guide
FAQs for Employees and Employers
DOL Releases Guidance on Expiration of Paid Sick Leave and FMLA for Coronavirus (Posted 1/4/21)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice - FAQs
Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Sick Leave, FMLA, etc.) - Eckert Seamans

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

CARES Update - U.S. Treasury
A Small Business Owner's Guide to CARES Act
CARES Act County Distributions

State and Federal Agency Resources

Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources - ATV Riding Rules and Enforcement

Dept. of Health - General Resources/Statistics
Dept. of Labor and Industry - Employment
Dept. of Agriculture - Agricultural Services
Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources - State Park Closures
PA Law Helpine for Seniors
PennDOT - Weight Limit Restrictions
FEMA Stafford Act Public Assistantance Program
FEMA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Emergency Protective Measures Fact Sheet
Centers for Disease Control