Additional COVID-19 Resources


Resources for Nonprofits

o   ProBono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page

Resources for Small Businesses

o   Google enhanced the tools available for small businesses during COVID-19

Elderly

o   AARP:Home Chronic Conditions Complicate Coronavirus Infections

o   U.S. Administration for Community Living: What Do Older Adult and People with Disabilities Need to Know about COVID-19

o   Tips to help the elderly stay connected by Geriatrician Laurie Archbald-Pannone University of Virginia, US

o   ElderCare Locator (800-677-1116)

o   Local Area Agencies on Aging- find a local agency here.

o   Healthy Aging Academy

Alzheimer's and Dementia

o    Alzheimer's Association:

Children

o   Child Mind Institute:

o   Morgan Stanley: Children's Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

Young Adults, including College Students

o    Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research:

 Parents and School

o   Working from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips and Strategies to Maintain Productivity and Connectedness

o   The Penumbra: Parenting in the Time of COVID-19 by Shana Kusin and Esther Choo

o   NewBridge Services:Readying Teens for a Pandemic School Year 

Schools

o   UCLA Center for Mental Health:

Resources for Housing, Homelessness and Supportive Housing

o   National Low Income Housing Coalition

  • Tenant Talk: A Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic- Shelter in Place Requires Shelter

o   Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (CHHIO):

o   Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH):

Prisoners and COVID-19

Masks

o   National Council for Mental Wellness: COVID-19 Medical Update Presentation

o   The Joint Commission: Take 5 Podcast Episode- Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Behavioral Health Organizations

Vaccines

o   New Jersey Department of Health (DOH):

o   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

o   President Joseph Biden Announces National Month of Action to Get More People Vaccinated by July 4, 2021

o   Join the National Vaccine Month of Action

o   Health Action Network:

o   Vaccine Finder

o   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

o   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • The CDC published a toolkit for all Long-Term Care Facilities with links to all pertinent information from the CDC regarding COVID-19 vaccination preparation.

o   Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

o   The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' Interim Recommendation for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine

o   NJAMHAA's Presentation about the Latest Details on the COVID-19 Vaccine and Distribution Plan (December 9, 2020)

o   BioNJ: The Latest Details on the COVID-19 Vaccine and Distribution Plan (December 9, 2020)

o   Newsweek: Here's How Many COVID-19 Vaccines Will Be Delivered to Your State

o   The Washington PostQuestions about the COVID-19 vaccine answered

o   McKinsey & Company: What do the new strains and the vaccine rollout mean for the timing to end the pandemic?

o   Vaccine Approval Process (Association of State and Territorial Health Officials)

o   Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets for Vaccination Providers and Vaccine Recipients

o   Centers for Medicare & Medcaid Services' COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

o   Storage and Handling Toolkit (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 

o   Flyers to Promote Vaccination from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "All Our Tools", "Why Get Vaccinated" and "Top Priority".

o   COVID-19 Vaccination Training and Education Materials

o   COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit

o   Healthcare Provider Education for COVID-19 Vaccines

o   Atlantic Health CEO Brian Gragnolati: Health Care Community Can Reassure Population on Vaccines

o   USPHS Chief Dental Officer Newsletter Issue #55: Communicating with Patients about the COVID-19 Vaccine (Page 13)

o   State Vaccine Resources

o   Letter from NJDOH Commissioner Judith Persichilli

o   COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Executive Summary

o   One-Page Vaccination Plan at a Glance

o   More Resources

o   Importance of Demographic Data Collection and Reporting to Ensure Equitable access to COVID-19 Vaccines

o   Revised Inventory Expectations for "Open" COVID-19 Vaccination Points of Dispensing

o   Expansion of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Ages 12 and Older

o   Revised Eligibility Expectations for "Open" COVID-19 Vaccination Points of Dispensing

o   NJDOH published Executive Directive No. 20-037, which authorizes certain members of the healthcare provider community to administer the COVID-19 vaccine

o   Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey: COVID-19 Vaccines Will Be Covered at No Cost to Members

Telehealth

o   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

o   Medicare.gov

o   Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA):

o   Northeast Telehealth Resource Center: New Jersey

o   OPEN MINDS: How to Maximize Revenue Using Telehealth: A Step-by-Step Guide

o   Pathways RTC: Telehealth for Transition Age Youth and Young Adults: Privacy, Emotional, Safety and Welfare during COVID-19 and Beyond

o   New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - FAQs about Telehealth Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

o   New Jersey Expands Access to Telehealth Services During COVID-19 by Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

o   The Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services, in their Medicaid Newsletter providing temporary telehealth guidelines for all providers effective March 21, 2020 and for the duration of the public health emergency.

o   Key Considerations for Adopting/Expanding Telehealth

o   Tips for telehealth/video chatting if the provider or the client are experiencing technical issues from Hilary Krosney-Rediker, LPC, LCADC,Director of Addiction Services, Jewish Family & Children's Service of Monmouth County

o   HHS Office of Civil Rights has issued a "Notification of Enforcement Discretion" for telehealth remote communications during the public health emergency.

o   MCOs, Medicaid/NJ Family Care, and the Children's System of Care announced that they will reimburse providers for telehealth services in the same manner as face-to-face services.

Resources from Technology Transfer Centers

o   The Northeast Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC): 

o   New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center:

o   Central East Mental Health Technology Transfer Center: 

o   Southeast Mental Health Technology Transfer Center:

o   The Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

o   Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network:

o   National American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network:

o   National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network:

o   Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTC)'s Pandemic Resources

o   Mountain Plains Addiction Technology Transfer Center:

o   Prevention Technology Transfer Centers (PTTC)'s Pandemic Resources

National Center for Excellence for Eating Disorders

o   Eating Disorders and COVID-19: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

o   Eating Disorders and COVID-19: What Individuals and Families/Caregivers Need to Know

Privacy Laws and Related Resources

o   Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information:

Legislation

o   Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021

o   American Rescue Plan Act of 2021:

o   Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, The CARES Act:

o   Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

o    Federal Legislation and Funding Enacted to Address COVID-19

o    Forum Selection Clause Not Enforced and Parties May Seek Relief in Alternate Forums Due to COVID-19

Resources for Healthcare Service Providers and Administrators

o    New Jersey Innovation Institute’s (NJII's)COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Administrators and Operations

o    NJ Department of Health:

o    NJ Department of Human Services:

o   The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) released information about the emergency funding process.

o   New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Parents and Children

o   Montclair State University's Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health:Talking to Young Children about Violence in the News

Employers and Businesses

o   Business Resources

o   New Jersey Department of Law and Workforce Development

o   The Employers Association of New Jersey (EANJ) regularly updates their Coronavirus Workplace Resources for employers.

  • EANJ’ website has a page dedicated to the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and Mandatory Sick Leave policy that were part of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act signed into law on March 18, 2020.

o   Unemployment Services Trust (UST), a NJAMHAA Approved Vendor, has assembled a list of the essential COVID-19 resources for nonprofit employers to help navigate the impact of the pandemic on both organizations and their employees. Click here to access the employer's toolkit.

o   Tax Exemptions and Implications of Employee COVID-19 Hardship Payments

o   Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP- Coronavirus: An Employer's Action Guide

o   Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, and Davis LLP have provided guidance in regard to the COVID-19 Employment Law Update, which includes guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as Employers' Americans’ with Disabilities Act (ADA) Rights and Responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read more.

o   Genoa Healthcare: Preparing for the COVID-19 Vaccine

o   U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): What You Should Know about COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and Other EEO Laws

o   RutgersCast On the Pandemic w/ Dr. Eddy Bresnitz

Workforce

o   The New Jersey Department of Labor Benefits- What Employees Should Know

o   Worker Protections and Leave Benefits

o   The New Jersey Department of Labor webpage shares detailed information for employees out of work for different reasons related to COVID-19, and also has a chart (in English and Spanish) that you can download.

o   Job Assistance

o   Unemployment Benefits

 Nonprofits

o   New Jersey Department of State Nonprofit Information

o   COVID-19 Workforce Trend Report

o   New Jersey Nonprofits Should Stay Up to Date with State Charitable Filing (From Pro Bono Partnership) 

o   UST's COVID-19 Resource Center

o   UST's "COVID-19 Facts vs. Fiction: Essential Insight for Nonprofit Employers"

o   UST's Free Telecommuting Toolkit for Nonprofits  - UST is a NJAMHAA Approved Vendor. Be sure to mention your NJAMHAA membership when you contact UST.

o   NJ Department of Banking and Insurance COVID-19

o   Food Assistance

o   Housing

Veterans

o   Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs website - COVID-19 Information for Veterans

o   NJ Veteran Benefits: VBB@dmava.nj.gov

o   Donald Norcross' website's resources for veterans

Education

o   Colleges:

o   Knock Out Opioid Abuse: 5th Grade Parent Alert is now available. Click here to request free downloadable parent information and resource guides for the parents of 5th grade students.

o   Student Loans

o   Center for UCLA- Center for MH in Schools and Student Learning Supports

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey

Awareness Campaign Toolkit Registration

Legal Resources

o   The Community Health Law Project's COVID-19 Resources

Lancet Psychiatry Publications (From April 2020)

o   Virtual Treatment and Social Distancing

o   Suicide Risk and Prevention During the COVID-19 Pandemic

o   Multidisciplinary Research Priorities for the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Call for Mental Health Science

Working From Home

o   ThinkHR'son-demand webinar has Kara Govro, Senior Legal Editor, addresses their most common HR questions relating to COVID-19.

o   Arudia has posted 30 tips for staying positive and productive during this crisis, which addresses working at home.

o   Szaferman Lakind Attorney's at Law released an article with tips of the trade for working for home.

o   Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips and Strategies to Maintain Productivity and Connectedness

Students

o   School Counselors Support Students Remotely

o   Finishing College Classes During COVID-19

o   Are You a College Student with a Mental Health Condition? Strategies and Tools to Finish Your Semester

o   Graduating In A Pandemic: Advice for the Anxious Post-College Job Search

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