Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19 | USAGov

Visit these federal government websites for current information about the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Get information from federal agencies on how they’re responding to the coronavirus pandemic. 

  • Administration for Children and Families has program information for children, families, and communities.

  • Administration for Community Living offers information for older adults, and people with disabilities.

  • Army Public Health Center guidance for Army members and their families.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is studying the virus worldwide and helping communities respond locally. Check the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) page for news and guidance.

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has guidance for Medicare recipients, Medicaid and CHIP recipients and providers and Medicare providers.

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission offers home safety advice.

  • Corporation for National and Community Service gives guidance for volunteers and programs.

  • Defense Commissary Agency is ensuring the quality and safety of food available at commissaries worldwide.

  • Department of Defense supports the government response and is working to protect the health of the military.

  • Department of Energy is researching COVID-19 at the National Labs.

  • Department of Health and Human Services shares news releases.

  • Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is developing new medical treatments, and published their medical countermeasures portfolio.

  • Department of Homeland Security is facilitating a whole-of-government response in confronting COVID-19, keeping Americans safe, and helping detect and slow the spread of the virus. 

  • Department of Labor has information for employers and workers on preparing workplaces and responding to COVID-19 in the workplace.

  • Department of the Interior guidance for firefighters and managers.

  • Department of Veterans Affairs is caring for veterans.

  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) information and guidance for handling and reporting on controlled substances and listed chemicals.

  • Environmental Protection Agency has information about disinfectants that can kill COVID-19 and facts about water safety.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns of an increase in child abuse due to school closures and offers tips on what you can do to protect children and report abuse.

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency protecting the health and safety of Americans.

  • Food and Drug Administration is working with the medical industry to develop vaccines, drugs, and diagnostic tests. For healthcare professionals, they offer FAQs about diagnostic testing.

  • Indian Health Service is coordinating the public health response for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Military Community and Family Policy offers advice and information for the military community.
  • Military Health System health advice and travel restrictions for members of the military.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration has tips for isolation and educational activities.
  • National Cancer Institute gives guidance for cancer patients and guidance for cancer researchers.
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has virtual safety training for frontline responders.
  • National Institutes of Health are researching COVID-19 treatments and a vaccine.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse has advice for people with substance use disorders.
  • Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center gives guidance for healthcare providers.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Administration guidance for workers and employers.
  • U.S. Census Bureau population demographics, economic indicators, and businesses for pandemic-related decision-makers.
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture has information about the SNAP program and answers questions about food safety and pet safety.
  • U.S. Fire Administration offers infection control guidance for first responders.
  • Each state manages its own response to the coronavirus pandemic. Visit your state health department website for the latest coronavirus information, resources, and guidance.


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