Emergency Response & Cost Recovery

State Resources

State Fiscal Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

FEMA & Federal Funding

COVID-19 Supplemental Funds for Law Enforcement

COVID-19 Cares Act Fact Sheet

Tracking and Managing Coronavirus Recovery Costs

Local Governments Can Seek Coronavirus Relief from FEMA

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CBDG-DR) COVID 19 FAQ

Tips for Recovering COVID 19 Costs

Senate Passes $2 Trillion CARES Act – Local Government Highlights

NaCo Analysis of the Third COVID-19 Supplemental: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Simplified Application

FEMA Disaster Relief Funds

FEMA is authorized to reimburse local governments for emergency protective measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible uses include the management, control, and reduction of immediate threats to public health and safety, emergency medical care and sheltering, and distribution of food, water, and other supplies.


State Designated Public Assistance (PA) Representatives

Contact your state’s PA to receive direct guidance on procedures to secure reimbursement.

Tools and Techniques for Managing COVID-19 Recovery Costs

This ICMA Webinar gives guidance on FEMA reimbursement and specific information can be found on presentation slides 18-29.

CDC State & Local Preparedness

The CDC was allocated $1.5 billion for state and local health preparedness under the HHS Crisis Cooperative Agreements. Eligible uses include funding for health departments to conduct surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness response activities.


State Health Department

Contact your state health department to see how these resources are being used in your communities.

NACCHO’s COVID-19 Resource Center

Find resources for local health departments on funding, advocacy, and more.

DOJ Emergency Supplemental Byrne Grants Funding

States, territories, tribes, or units of local government eligible for funding under the FY 2019 State and Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program are eligible to apply for supplemental funds. Eligible uses include funding for law enforcement overtime, equipment, hiring, training, and travel expenses associated with COVID-19.


Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program Allocations

Determine if your community is eligible for a local direct award and for what amount. If eligible, submit an application by May 30, 2020.

COVID-19 Supplemental Funds for Law Enforcement

This ICMA article explains 2019 Byrne JAG recipients are likely eligible for awards that can cover overtime and supplies, among other expenses.

EPA Frequent Questions on Grant Issues in Response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency 

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