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COVID-19 Resources for the Natural Products Industry

If you are facing any issues related to COVID-19, NPA is here to help our members. Contact us now.

 

What You Need To Know

Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.

Tariffs and Duties Updates Related to COVID-19

Executive Order on National Emergency Authority to Temporarily Extend Deadlines for Certain Estimated Payments

Temporary Final Rule – the Federal Register notice will be published this week. Any comments will be due 30 days after it is published.

CSMS #42423171 – COVID-19 – 90 Day Postponement of Payment for the Deposit of Certain Estimated Duties, Taxes, and Fees

CSMS #42421561 – COVID-19 – Payment Instructions for 90-Day Postponement of Payment for the Deposit of Certain Estimated Duties, Taxes, and Fees

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the “CARES Act” Summary

Read the “CARES Act” Summary.

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Economic Relief is on the Way – March 25

This morning’s bipartisan nearly $2 trillion emergency relief package for coronavirus aid and economic relief agreement contains $330 billion in new funding to address the needs of the American people to combat coronavirus. The agreement provides critical and immediate financial relief for small businesses.

Natural Products Retailers are Essential Businesses, a Call to Keep Health-Food Stores Open in Response to COVID-19

Take Action: Tell Lawmakers to Keep Health Food Retailers Open

NPA Notified FDA and FTC of Coronavirus Claims on January 27

In a January 27, 2020 notice to FDA and FTC, the Natural Products Association was the first trade association to urge the Agency to take action against nutritional supplements claiming to “treat or prevent infection by the coronavirus.”

White House Office of Management and Budget

OMB request for an additional $45.8B and authorities to address response efforts

COVID-19 stage three appropriations proposals

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

As a result of the recent declarations made by governors, the following states have been declared eligible for economic injury disaster loans through the Small Business Administration.

Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Assistance for Small Businesses

SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program FAQs

SBA Updates Criteria on States for Requesting Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

National Retail Federation

State Resources for Retailers on COVID-19

National Governors Association

Resources and Updates for State Governments in Response to COVID-19

Retail Industry Leaders Association

Coronavirus Resources for Retailers

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO Advisories

WHO Q&A

WHO “Getting the Workplace Ready”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security CISA Cyber + Infrastructure

Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

 

Medical and Public Health Institution Announcements

View the Global Case Data Dashboard used by WHO

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

State Resources

Matrix of all updated calendars and relevant news clips from state capitols regarding their legislative calendars

View the matrix as a PDF.

State COVID-19 Announcements

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

  • Update to COVID-19 public health emergency – March 13
    • Requires that all gatherings of 250 people or more between Friday, March 13, 2020 and Monday, April 13, 2020 shall be postponed or cancelled. This applies only to gatherings in a single space at the same time where individuals will be in close proximity to one another. It does not apply to normal operations at locations like airports, medical facilities, shopping centers or malls, office buildings, factories or manufacturing facilities, or grocery or department stores. This provision may be extended beyond Monday, April 13, 2020 by further order. The proclamation also closes K-12 public schools across the state until April 13. 

  • Proclamation of a public health emergency – COVID-19 – March 11

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

 

U.S. Territories Resources

Puerto Rico