COVID-19 poses significant risk to organizations, individuals, and communities within the DMV—but we can reduce our risk by taking the proper actions.
Over the past year, Connected DMV has built a powerful partnership network of leading professionals – including governments, businesses, nonprofits, academic institutions, and the military. Connected DMV is therefore positioned to support efforts to mitigate risks and ensure the region rebounds quickly and successfully. This will remain an important focus of Connected DMV while the virus remains a risk. Below are resources for navigating this quickly-evolving situation from trustworthy global, national, and local sources. We will add resources and updates as they become available.
Updates from Local Entities
District of Columbia:
Federal Government Guidance & Updates
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Includes information on COVID-19 (symptoms, how it spreads, etc.), updates on the situation nationally and globally, and recommendations for travel and other actions. See also:
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Includes guidance for individuals and organizations on changes to tax code due to COVID-19.
U.S. Department of Defense Learn how the DOD is preparing for a COVID-19 outbreak and supporting other agencies.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Find guidance for how veterans should protect themselves and their families.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Guidance of Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams Cyber actors may send emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or donating to fraudulent charities or causes. Here are tips for avoiding these scams.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Insights on Risk Management for COVID-19 Provides guidance on infrastructure security during a COVID-19 outbreak.
Other Expert Resources
Resources from Professional Service Firms
Tax & Accounting
Resources from Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations
There is help for D.C.-area businesses struggling in the coronavirus pandemic. Here is your guide. (Washington Business Journal)