COVID-19 Resources

Below are links and resources that NGA has identified that may be able to help guardians during this time. Note that policies and laws vary from state to state. A policy’s inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by NGA.

If you have a resource that NGA should consider including, please submit it here.


Frequently asked questions

FAQs by Guardians About the COVID-19 Pandemic
Updated: September 21, 2020
Source: NGA, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging, and the National Center for State Courts

FAQs Asked About the COVID-19 Vaccine For Long-Term Care Facility Residents
Created: December 30, 2020

FAQs translated into Spanish:
Preguntas Frecuentes de los Tutores Provocadas por la Pandemia del COVID-19
Updated: June 16, 2020


Live information events

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Other resources

NEW! COVID-19 Guidance for Adult Day Service Center Staff, Participants, and Their Caregivers
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

BIFOCAL Special Coronavirus Edition (May/June issue)
Source: American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging

Emergency Order Regarding COVID-19
Source: State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs

Executive Order
Source: State of Michigan

Order for Court Operations During Pandemic
Source: Utah Supreme Court

Visitation Guidelines
Source: Texas Judicial Branch Certification Commission

Order Extending Declaration of Judicial Emergency
Source: Supreme Court of Virginia

Updated Visitation Policy
Source: Washington, DC Superior Court

Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
Source: U.S. Small Business Administration

Employee Retention Credit Information
Source: IRS

CARES Act Info
Source: US Treasury

Bulletin relating to the requirement that “persons with disabilities should not be denied medical care on the basis of stereotypes, assessments of quality of life, or judgments about a person’s relative “worth” based on the presence or absence of disabilities or age. Decisions by covered entities concerning whether an individual is a candidate for treatment should be based on an individualized assessment of the patient based on the best available objective medical evidence.”
Source: HHS Office for Civil Rights in Action


State affiliate organizations with their own state-specific resource lists

Professional Fiduciary Association of California (PFAC)

California Professional Fiduciaries Bureau