FEDERAL RESOURCES & INFORMATION
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
April 5, 2020 Update—Last week, the CDC revised its position on the use of face masks for the general public. Everyone must absolutely continue to follow the CDC’s recommendations on social distancing, washing hands, wiping down surfaces, etc. However, in addition, the CDC now recommends using cloth face masks when out in public. Do not buy N95 masks or other medical supplies needed by hospitals and health care providers—but do make your own face covering to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Update, May 20, 2020, 1:17 p.m.—A new phone number for inquiries about the stimulus payment provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has been established by the IRS:
This information was provided by Senator Brian Schatz via email. More coronavirus resources and information are provided at www.schatz.senate.gov/coronavirus.
Hawaii U.S. Senator Brian Schatz has some of most comprehensive, easy to read and understand explanations on federal government resources for families affected by the Coronavirus crisis. Find out about the one-time direct cash payment, tax relief, and more.
STATE/COUNTY RESOURCES & INFORMATION
• State of Hawaii Department of Health (DOH)
Managing Covid-19 in Hawaii
• Aloha United Way • 2-1-1
A free helpline connecting Hawaii’s families with help and resources.
PUBLIC SCHOOL CLOSURES
STATE I.D. CARDS, DRIVER’S LICENSES, MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS & SAFETY CHECKS