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COVID-19 Resources

The NAM is in contact with federal officials who are overseeing the response to COVID-19. We will work to share additional available information and welcome your concerns and input.

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American Renewal Action Plan

To strengthen the nation’s response to COVID-19 and ensure manufacturers are poised to lead the recovery and renewal of the American economy, the National Association of Manufacturers released the “American Renewal Action Plan.”

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Meet the Need

Resources for PPE and other emergency supply production


NAM COVID-19 Press Call

On Thursday, March 26, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons hosted a media conference call to discuss how manufacturers in America are responding to COVID-19.

NAM’s COVID-19 Policy Action Plan And Special Survey

The National Association of Manufacturers has called on the federal government to take legislative and administrative steps to equip manufacturers to respond to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. Among the actions in the NAM’s updated and expanded “COVID-19 Policy Action Plan Recommendations,” the NAM is requesting the federal government create the “Manufacturing Resiliency Fund,” which would include $1.4 trillion in loans to provide desperately needed liquidity to manufacturers and small businesses.

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The National Association of Manufacturers conducted a survey of its member companies on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak to manufacturers.


COVID-19 Webinars

The National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Leadership Council are hosting COVID-19 webinars to help manufacturers respond.

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COVID-19 State Resources

View COVID-19 resources from our state partners and local governments.

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Creators Respond

Manufacturers and the federal government have joined forces on a historic initiative to respond to COVID-19.

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Federal Government Response

View the latest updates and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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View the latest updates and resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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View the latest updates and resources from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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Disaster Loan Assistance for Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to help small businesses recover.

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Employee Health and Safety

View the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) latest updates for workers and employers.

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View the CDC’s guidance for businesses and employers.

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View the EPAs recommended use and list of registered disinfectants the are qualified for use against COVID-19.

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View the Department of Labor’s resource page for COVID-19 and the workplace.

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NAM Events

View more information on how the NAM’s Events and Operations Teams are responding.

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Pandemic Planning

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Pandemic Planning resources page.

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The President’s Coronavirus Task Force

On January 29th, President Trump announced the formation of the President’s Coronavirus Task Force.

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On March 13, President Trump declared a national emergency to combat COVID-19.

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On March 20, President Trump issues northern and southern border restrictions.

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Customs and Border Protection

On March 11, the White House released a proclamation announcing restrictions on travelers to the United States from countries in the EU Schengen Area.

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CDC and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are implementing enhanced health screenings to detect travelers with fever or cough.

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DHS has issued supplemental instructions for inbound flights with individuals who have been in China.

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Customs and Border Protection are issuing trade and travel announcements.

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United States Coast Guard Marine Vessel and U.S. Ports

View the latest guidance for vessel owners and operators and local stakeholders.

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Department of Transportation Emergency Declaration

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief.

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Export – Import Bank of the United States

The Ex-Im Bank is offering temporary programs and additional flexibility to U.S. exporters and suppliers during the pandemic.

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Technology Resources for Manufacturers

Technology resources from our partners can help manufacturers adapt to remote work and other operational changes due to the pandemic.

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