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Information and resources about the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) public information
Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority.
Fake Online Coronavirus Map Delivers Well-known Malware
A malicious website pretending to be the live map for Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University is circulating on the internet waiting for unwitting internet users to visit the website. Visiting the website infects the user with the AZORult trojan, an information stealing program which can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data. It is likely being spread via infected email attachments, malicious online advertisements, and social engineering. Furthermore, anyone searching the internet for a Coronavirus map could unwittingly navigate to this malicious website.
LASO Navigators have COVID 19 Healthcare Options
During the COVID-19 season, many clients may be losing health insurance, or seeking healthcare. Assistance is available in 13 LASO offices from staff trained as Health Navigators
Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Air Passengers Arriving in the United States
If you plan to travel internationally, you will need to get tested no more than 3 days before you travel by air into the United States (US) and show your negative result to the airline before you board your flight, or be prepared to show documentation of recovery (proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel).
Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus.
The FTC and FDA have jointly issued warning letters to seven sellers of unapproved and misbranded products, claiming they can treat or prevent the Coronavirus.
Unemployment Insurance Provisions in CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act)
The CARES Act creates three new UI programs: Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. All three programs are fully federally funded.
When You Lose Your Job
When you lose your job, you may be eligible for unemployment compensation. You should apply as soon as you become unemployed because your application will not be made retroactive beyond the week in which it is filed.