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 A Compilation of Resources to Help Guide Social Workers through Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Visit  for the  latest  Coronavirus  Disease  (COVID-19) updates.  Visit  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:

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

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

Prepare Your Practice for COVID19:

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp's 2020 Executive Orders

Georgia Department of  Public Health

Georgia Department of Health – Coastal District

Valdosta City Limits COVID 19 Preparedness- Response

Safeguards, Options Available for Voting During Virus Concerns

Secretary of State Warns Georgians About Con Artist Coronavirus Charities

GA TeleMental Health Rules & FAQs
TeleMental Health Rule GENERAL Guidelines/FAQ's. - NOT ALL INCLUSIVE

Rule 135-11-.01 TeleMental Health

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.

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

Telemental Health

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

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.

Georgia Department of Community Health Response to COVID-19:

Atlanta Community Food Bank

Feeding America (Locate a Local Food Bank)

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

COVID 19 Resources for Clinical Mental Health Professionals
Safety and COVID-19 in Our Professional Social Work Roles:  Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources (Erlene Grise-Owens and Linda May Grobman)
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

John Hopkins – What is Social Distancing and Self-Quarantine

John Hopkins – COVID -19 Facts vs Myths  

University System of Georgia

Georgia Department of Education

Red Cross Media Statement on Coronavirus Disease 2019

 U.S. Government Resources
 State and Local Governments
 NASW COVID-19 Related Resources
Food and Crisis Resources
Non-Profits and Other Organizations
The update includes a link to a consent form for use if a social worker
decides to require clients to be vaccinated before in-person sessions.
The 2020 and 2021 articles should be read together.
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