A Compilation of Resources to Help Guide Social Workers through Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Visit www.coronavirus.gov  for the  latest  Coronavirus  Disease  (COVID-19) updates.  Visit www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/coronavirus-guidelines-america/coronavirus.gov.  and read  Coronavirus Guidelines  for America - 30 Days to Slow the Spread - PDF (versión en Español - PDF)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients  and  providers  in  the  wake  of  the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19)  outbreak. To  help  you stay  up  to date on CMS and HHS materials available on the Coronavirus, a virtual toolkit has been posted:
https://www.cms.gov/outreach-education/partner-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-partner-toolkit

Click on this link for  the  CDC's  information,  guidance,   and   resources: 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

CDC to issue new guidelines on preventing coronavirus  spread in state, national parks:

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/cdc-issue-guidelines-preventing-coronavirus-spread-state-national/story?id=69810811

Prepare Your Practice for COVID19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/preparedness-resources.html

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp's 2020 Executive Orders

https://gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders/2020-executive-orders

Georgia Department of  Public Health  https://dph.georgia.gov/novelcoronavirus

Georgia Department of Health – Coastal District

https://www.gachd.org/emergency-prep/covid-19-preparedness-response/

Valdosta City Limits COVID 19 Preparedness- Response
https://www.valdostacity.com/public-information/covid-19-preparedness-response

Safeguards, Options Available for Voting During Virus Concerns https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/safeguards_options_available_for_voting_during_virus_concerns

Secretary of State Warns Georgians About Con Artist Coronavirus Charities https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/charities/secretary_of_state_brad_raffensperger_warns_georgians_about_con_artist_coronavirus_charities

GA TeleMental Health Rules & FAQs
TeleMental Health Rule GENERAL Guidelines/FAQ's. - NOT ALL INCLUSIVE
https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/43/faq#

Rule 135-11-.01 TeleMental Health
http://rules.sos.ga.gov/gac/135-11

NASW is identifying implications for social workers in  aging,  schools, mental health, and health care settings, and providing  guidance  via the web, email, webinars,  and digital publications. We  are  developing  special  programming  to  help you address specific  ethics   and   legal,   practice   management,  and   other  issues   related   to COVID-19.  Please continue to   check    NASW   national's  Coronavirus (COVID-19) page,  websiteand  social media for updates.
Ethics:

https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Ethics-Education-and-Resources/Ethics-8/Coronavirus-8-Ethical-Considerations-for-Social-Workers,

If a member has a specific question, we continue to provide ethics consultations 4 days per week.  The member can always direct questions to the ethics consultation resource at https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Ethics-Education-and-Resources/Ethics-Consultations

Telemental Health

Considering Telemental Health?  What You Need to Know Before You Start:

https://naswassurance.org/email/coronavirus/considering-telemental-health.html

https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=evgx77RtVLI%3d&portalid=0,

https://www.socialworkers.org/Practice/Infectious-Diseases/Coronavirus/Telehealth

NASW National Information Related to COVID-19 NASW National Information related to COVID 19 - Including: Helping People in Special Populations.  Ethical Considerations, Practicing During the Pandemic, Supporting Clients and Self Care, and Tele-Health

NASW National - COVID-19 and Student Loan Management
Understand and Manage Your Student Loans
Social workers are stepping up during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
https://www.socialworkers.org/Practice/Infectious-Diseases/Coronavirus

Georgia Department of Community Health Response to COVID-19:

Atlanta Community Food Bank
https://acfb.org/covid-19-response

Feeding America (Locate a Local Food Bank)
https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank?Page=1&state=GA

Atlanta Magazine – How you can Help Those in Need in Atlanta (COVID-19)

https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/covid-19-how-you-can-help-those-in-need-in-atlanta/

COVID 19 Resources for Clinical Mental Health Professionals
https://acswa.org/covid-19-resources/
Safety and COVID-19 in Our Professional Social Work Roles:  Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources (Erlene Grise-Owens and Linda May Grobman)
https://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/self-care/safety-covid-19-social-work-rights-responsibilities-resources/
From the Institute for Disaster Mental Health
Managing Stress in This Anxious Time
A compilation of great resources by Prevent Child Abuse America
Coronavirus Tips & Resources for Parents, Children & Others
GA Guidance for Health Care Providers for Reporting Possible Cases of COVID-19 to DPH

https://www.gha.org/Coronavirus

John Hopkins Medicine.org – What is Social Distancing and Self-Quarantine https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-social-distancing-and-self-quarantine

John Hopkins Medicine.org – COVID -19 Facts vs Myths

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/2019-novel-coronavirus-myth-versus-fact  

University System of Georgia
https://www.usg.edu/%20coronavirus

Georgia Department of Education
https://www.gadoe.org/External-Affairs-and-Policy/communications/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

Red Cross Media Statement on Coronavirus Disease 2019
https://www.redcross.org/about-us/news-and-events/press-release/2020/red-cross-media-statement-on-2019-novel-coronavirus.html

 U.S. Government Resources
 State and Local Governments
 NASW COVID-19 Related Resources
Food and Crisis Resources
Non-Profits and Other Organizations
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