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2020-09-17 Korea: NHIS extends COVID-19 relief to foreign residents korea, Republic of koreaherald.com (11.04.2020) Foreign subscribers of South Korea’s national health insurance are eligible for premium assistance in a COVID-19 bailout, the state health care service said Saturday. From July 16, 2019, foreign residents staying over six months are required to enroll in the national… Foreign subscribers of South Korea’s national health insurance are eligible for premium assistance in a COVID-19 bailout, the state health care service said Saturday. From July 16, 2019, foreign residents staying over six months are required to enroll in the national health insurance plan. Previously, the subscription was optional for those staying longer than three months. As of last year, the number of foreign subscribers to the national health insurance plan reached 1,212,475. On average, a… 2020-04-11 Foreign subscribers of South Korea’s national health insurance are eligible for premium assistance in a COVID-19 bailout, the state health care service said Saturday. The National Health Insurance Service said the lower 20 percent of the income bracket will receive about 30 to 50 percent reduction… Health,Health Insurance,Compliance and Contribution Collection,Financing Published Measures summary covid19 mmarquez http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200411000091 Health, Health Insurance, Compliance and Contribution Collection, Financing Health, Health Insurance, Compliance and Contribution Collection, Financing
2020-09-17 Korea: Temporary reduction of contribution rates to health insurance korea, Republic of koreaherald.com (11.03.2020) The National Health Insurance Service said the lower 20 percent of the income bracket will receive about 30 to 50 percent reduction in premiums from March through May. For the worst-affected Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province’s Gyeongsan, Cheongdo and Bonghwa, the… HIS is offering a 50% reduction temporary reduciton (2 months from March to May 2020) in health insurance contributions for the bottom 50% insurance payment profile based on the amount of contribution paid in the special disaster areas (e.g., Daegu, etc.) or for the bottom 20% insurance payment profile based on the amount of health insurance contributions paid in other regions for three months. I nsured people who belong to the bottom 20~40% bracket of insurance contributions will receive a 30… 2020-04-11 Health,Compliance and Contribution Collection,Financing Published Measures summary covid19 mmarquez http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200411000091 Health, Compliance and Contribution Collection, Financing Health, Compliance and Contribution Collection, Financing
2020-09-17 Korea: Classification of severity of infections to distribute attention to COVID-19 patients korea, Republic of wwwnc.cdc.gov (17.09.2020) The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) classified the severity of COVID-19 into very severe, severe, mild, and asymptomatic (15) (Appendix Table 1). Mild COVID-19 is defined as alert and meeting >1 of the following conditions: <50 years old,… NHIS provides quarantine authorities with information regarding the possibility of underlying health conditions for patients infected with COVID-19 to enable efficient treatment. If COVID-19 is confirmed, patients are classified and treated based on severity of symptoms and presence of underlying diseases. At this time, patients are classified based on the underlying disease condition identified from NHIS Big Data. Based on the classification, patients with low risk/moderate symptoms are placed… 2020-04-04 NHIS provides quarantine authorities with information regarding the possibility of underlying health conditions for patients infected with COVID-19 to enable efficient treatment. If COVID-19 is confirmed, patients are classified and treated based on severity of symptoms and presence of underlying… Health,Health Insurance Published Measures summary covid19, customer_services, service delivery mmarquez https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/10/20-1460_article Health, Health Insurance Health, Health Insurance
2020-09-17 El Gobierno dará un subsidio a las familias de los fallecidos por coronavirus argentina The State will pay a compensation of $15,000 to the families of those who died from coronavirus. The Subsidio de Contención Familiar (Family Containment Subsidy) is a benefit that has been provided since 2006 and that covered the death of beneficiaries of the SIPA (Argentine Integrated Pension System) and veterans of the Malvinas War. It was now extended to victims of COVID- 19 . 2020-08-08 Cash transfers,Family benefits Published Measures summary covid19, coverage socpro https://www.newsdigitales.com/coronavirus-covid19/subsidio-coronavirus/ Cash transfers, Family benefits Cash transfers, Family benefits
2020-09-17 Italy passes $29bn stimulus package for COVID-19 recovery italy 18-week extension of public funding for workers put in temporary redundancy schemes. Companies accessing the schemes,however,will have to put on hold any cut to their workforce in the same period. 2020-08-07 Employment,Cash transfers,Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://menafn.com/1100602567/Italy-passes-29bn-stimulus-package-for-COVID-19-r… Employment, Cash transfers, Unemployment Employment, Cash transfers, Unemployment
2020-09-17 Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief united states President Donald Trump signed multiple executive actions that create a payroll tax holiday for those making less than $100,000 annually. The employee portion of the payroll tax would be deferred from Aug. 1 through the end of the year. The 7% tax on employee income covers the Medicare and Social Security benefits. 2020-08-08 Compliance and Contribution Collection Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-sign-executive-orders-coronavirus-relief/… Compliance and Contribution Collection Compliance and Contribution Collection
2020-09-17 Tamil Nadu COVID-19 Wrap: CM announces financial assistance to ambulance drivers; Less than 1000 cases in Chennai india Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced a financial assistance of Rs. 5,000 to ‘108’ ambulance drivers and emergency medical technicians involved in the fight against COVID-19. 2020-08-08 Health,Cash transfers,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chennai/covid-19-in-tamil-nadu-updates… Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance
2020-09-17 Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief united states Trump on Saturday signed a memorandum that provides $400 a week for additional unemployment insurance benefits -- down from the $600 benefit that expired July 31. The federal government will pay 75%. Supposedly,the states will come up with money to fund the remainder. 2020-08-08 Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-sign-executive-orders-coronavirus-relief/… Unemployment Unemployment
2020-09-17 Rs 2,000 encouragement allowance for ASHA facilitators india Dehradun: Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced Rs 2,000 encouragement allowance for ASHA facilitators. An ASHA facilitator is expected to be a mentor,guide and counselor to the ASHA workers and also monitor their progress,the CM said. An accredited social health activist (ASHA) is a community health worker instituted by the government of India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) as a part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). Earlier,on the occasion of… 2020-08-09 Health,Cash transfers,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/rs-2000-encouragement-allowan… Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance
2020-09-17 Folk artists welcome govt decision to give Covid relief in cash india Trichy district,India. The folk artists have welcomed state government’s decision to provide Rs 1,000 as Covid-19 relief to them. According to data,a total of 1,999 artists have been registered with the welfare board of folk artists. 2020-04-19 Cash transfers,Difficult to cover group Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/trichy/folk-artists-welcome-govt-decis… Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group
2020-09-17 Zimbabwe: 4 332 Apply for Youth Relief Fund zimbabwe A $17 million relief fund to support youth-led businesses and associations to mitigate the effects of Covid-19 on their operations has been set up by Government. Beneficiaries are set to receive between $3 000 and $5 000 each. Priority would be given to youth organisations engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) and those conducting public awareness campaigns on the pandemic. The fund will be channelled to the youths as grants,with possible… 2020-04-25 Cash transfers,Difficult to cover group Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://allafrica.com/stories/202005040338.html Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group
2020-09-17 COVID-19 cash aid goes digital to accelerate distribution philippines, the The government launched on Thursday an online cash relief system aimed at speeding up the distribution of financial aid amid the coronavirus crisis. Low-income families from areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) are expected to receive ₱5,000 to ₱8,000 worth of assistance under the second tranche of the Social Amelioration Program. The DSWD is awaiting an executive order before they can craft the final guidelines for the distribution of the subsidy. The beneficiaries will be able to… 2020-05-14 Family benefits,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19, digital platforms, family socpro https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/5/14/reliefagad-covid-19-cash-aid.html?fbc… Family benefits, Cash transfers Family benefits, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Gov’t Launches New Cash Transfer Scheme to Assist IDPoor Families During COVID-19 cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday launched a new government project to spend $25 million a month to support IDPoor households affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The program will facilitate cash transfers to households identified by the government as part of the Identification of Poor Households Program,often referred to as IDPoor. The prime minister said around 560,000 families will be the beneficiaries of the program,which he said was funded by the state budget and was only a… 2020-06-25 Family benefits,Cash transfers,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19, family socpro https://www.voacambodia.com/a/govt-launches-new-cash-transfer-scheme-to-assist-… Family benefits, Cash transfers, Social assistance Family benefits, Cash transfers, Social assistance
2020-09-17 Govt unveils $10m relief fund for artists zimbabwe Government has unveiled a $10 million Covid-19 Relief Fund for artists that have been affected by the devastating global pandemic. Individual artists will pocket $5 000 each while registered organisations and social organisations in the sector will get $7 500 if they meet the criteria. Beneficiaries should be practicing artists who have been performing in the past two years; cultural and creative industry practitioners living and working in Zimbabwe for the past two years. 2020-07-11 Cash transfers,Difficult to cover group Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.herald.co.zw/govt-unveils-10m-relief-fund-for-artists/ Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group
2020-09-17 Health insurance to cover covid-19 treatment in makeshift hospitals india The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) said if a policyholder tests positive for covid-19 and is admitted into a makeshift hospital on the advice of a medical practitioner or government authorities,then notwithstanding the definition of hospital mentioned in the policy contract,the claim shall be settled by insurance companies. Also,if an insurer’s network provider has arranged for a temporary hospital then such hospital shall be considered as an extension of the… 2020-07-19 Health,Occupational accidents and diseases,Health Insurance Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.livemint.com/insurance/news/health-insurance-to-cover-covid-19-trea… Health, Occupational accidents and diseases, Health Insurance Health, Occupational accidents and diseases, Health Insurance
2020-09-17 Health workers to get Sh3b coronavirus risk allowance kenya The new allowances,ranging between Sh5,000 and Sh20,000 for different cadres of health workers including doctors,nurses,laboratory technicians were to be paid for three months from April 1. The medics had threatened to down tools if they do not get the allowances in July. Doctors,dentists and pharmacists will get the Sh20,000 while clinical officers,nurses,medical lab technologists and technicians,chemists,medical entomologists,medical parasitologists,medical lab officers and psychotherapists… 2020-07-23 Health,Cash transfers,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001379748/all-set-for-healthcare-worke… Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance Health, Cash transfers, Social assistance
2020-09-17 Reopening New Jersey: Murphy announces NJ Small Business Lease Program united states Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced a new relief program for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Lease - Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP) will allow businesses in 64 eligible municipalities to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for lease costs. The program will also assist landlords,many of whom are also small businesses. 2020-07-23 Housing,Employment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://abc7ny.com/business/murphy-announces-nj-small-business-lease-program-/6… Housing, Employment Housing, Employment
2020-09-17 Puducherry CM announces Rs 1 lakh relief to kin of COVID-19 victims india Families of the people who succumbed to COVID-19 will be provided Rs 1 Lakh from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund on behalf of the government. 2020-07-24 Cash transfers,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19, family socpro https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/265873977/puducherry-cm-announces-rs-1-lakh… Cash transfers, Social assistance Cash transfers, Social assistance
2020-09-17 Grants to help Pittsburg businesses,meal programs united states The city of Pittsburg has received funding through the federal Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus program to help local businesses affected by the pandemic. To be eligible for a grant,entities must be a for-profit business and must retain jobs for low- to moderate-income people. The grants can be used to pay for working capital such as wages,utilities or rent,and the purchase of 60 days' worth of inventory needed to reopen. 2020-07-23 Employment,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.joplinglobe.com/coronavirus/grants-to-help-pittsburg-businesses-mea… Employment, Cash transfers Employment, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Govt. begins disbursing COVID-19 frontline allowance maldives The Maldivian government has begun disbursing the frontline allowance introduced for workers on the frontlines of the battle to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The payment is for all workers who have worked on the frontlines since March 7,when the coronavirus outbreak began,to the end of June. The decision to pay an additional daily allowance of MVR 200 to MVR 500 for frontline workers was announced by Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer in early May. 2020-07-29 Health,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://en.sun.mv/61993 Health, Cash transfers Health, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Las ayudas del Gobierno para quienes se aíslen por caso de COVID-19 en su familia colombia The cash transfer "Ingreso Solidario" will be extended to employees with COVID-19. Formal employees (with a contract with a company) that must isolate or become incapacitated to work due to a suspicion or diagnosis of having coronavirus will be able to receive a financial benefit through Solidarity Income,for the 14-day that lasts the confinement (incapacity for work). In this regard,people with positive cases in their family and who have a formal job and can do telework,should do so… 2020-07-30 Cash sickness benefits,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.bluradio.com/economia/las-ayudas-del-gobierno-para-quienes-se-aisle… Cash sickness benefits, Cash transfers Cash sickness benefits, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 CM announces Rs 1,000 each for Anganwadi & Asha workers,free travel for women in UTC buses india Dehradun: Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced that Rs 1,000 would be credited into the accounts of each Anganwadi and Asha worker in the State. This will benefit about 50,000 Anganwadi and Asha workers. An accredited social health activist (ASHA) is a community health worker instituted by the government of India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) as a part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). 2020-08-03 Health,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.dailypioneer.com/2020/state-editions/cm-announces-rs-1-000-each-for… Health, Social assistance Health, Social assistance
2020-09-17 State launches hazard pay program for health workers united states Vermont: Health care and public safety employers whose employees worked to respond to COVID-19 will be eligible for hazard pay grant funding. The grants are available for employers whose staffs worked between March 13 and May 15. Vermont’s Front-Line Employees Hazard Pay Grant Program offers between $1,200 to $2,000 to employees who worked a certain number of hours during the pandemic and risked possible exposure to COVID-19. 2020-08-03 Health,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.samessenger.com/news/state-launches-hazard-pay-program-for-health-w… Health, Cash transfers Health, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Centre releases Rs 890 crore as 2nd installment of emergency Covid-19 package to 22 states/UTs india Centre has released over 890 crore rupees as the second installment of the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package to 22 States and Union Territories. The financial aid will be used for strengthening of public health facilities infrastructure for testing including procurement and installation of RT-PCR machines and RNA extraction kits. The first installment of 3,000 crore rupees was released in April this year to all States and UTs to aid and enable them to ramp up… 2020-08-06 Health,Financing Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://newsroompost.com/india/centre-releases-rs-890-crore-as-2nd-installment-… Health, Financing Health, Financing
2020-09-17 Personal de salud recibirá compensación salarial por Covid-19 en Oaxaca mexico Oaxaca: The Oaxaca State Congress approved the granting of a monthly compensation proportional to 20 percent of the salary received by health personnel currently in service,during the Covid-19 health emergency. 2020-08-05 Health,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.excelsior.com.mx/nacional/personal-de-salud-recibira-compensacion-s… Health, Cash transfers Health, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Italy passes $29bn stimulus package for COVID-19 recovery italy Employers calling back workers,who were put on redundancy in the previous months due to the COVID-19 crisis,will be allowed a 100 per cent cut of social contribution payments for four months. 2020-08-07 Employment,Cash transfers,Compliance and Contribution Collection Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://menafn.com/1100602567/Italy-passes-29bn-stimulus-package-for-COVID-19-r… Employment, Cash transfers, Compliance and Contribution Collection Employment, Cash transfers, Compliance and Contribution Collection
2020-09-17 Los Jardines maternales reciben hoy aporte de $150 mil argentina The Government of Río Negro will give $150,000 to the 43 kindergartens of the province as part of the assistance promised by the governor,Arabela Carreras,in the face of the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective is that these institutions can maintain their activity until the situation around COVID-19 is normalized and sources of employment are not lost. The payment is a non-refundable contribution. 2020-08-06 Family benefits Published Measures summary covid19, family socpro https://www.adnrionegro.com.ar/2020/08/los-jardines-maternales-reciben-hoy-un-a… Family benefits Family benefits
2020-09-17 Italy passes $29bn stimulus package for COVID-19 recovery italy A specific measure to help businesses and employment in the less-developed southern regions was delivered,providing for a 30 per cent cut of social contribution payments to companies for all of their employees (and not just for new hiring) starting from October 1. 2020-08-07 Employment,Cash transfers,Compliance and Contribution Collection Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://menafn.com/1100602567/Italy-passes-29bn-stimulus-package-for-COVID-19-r… Employment, Cash transfers, Compliance and Contribution Collection Employment, Cash transfers, Compliance and Contribution Collection
2020-09-17 Support for job seekers austria The corona crisis hit the job market hard. The Federal Government has therefore decided to provide unemployment benefits. Those who were unemployed for 60 days in the May to August observation period receive a one-time payment of 450 euros. This means that if someone starts a job in early July,he or she can receive the one-time payment in September. 2020-07-27 Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro Unemployment Unemployment
2020-09-17 Illinois governor signs COVID bill for essential workers united states Illinois: Legislation signed into law in Illinois will provide worker compensation benefits for front-line and essential workers who contract COVID-19 on the job under certain conditions. The law will provide death benefits for first responders (including police officers and firefighters) who were presumably infected with COVID-19 on duty. The first responder must have contracted the virus between March 9 and Dec. 31,2020. 2020-06-09 Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20200609/NEWS08/912335019/Illinois-go… Cash transfers Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Covid-19: Bulgarian PM says Cabinet adds 1.9B leva to stimulus funding,to extend epidemic declaration bulgaria A new package approved by the Government on July 27 including 1.16 billion leva for social measures and 731 million leva for economic measures. The single largest allocation was 318 million to boost state pensions with 50 leva a month for a period of three consecutive months. Borissov said that this measure could be extended further,depending on Budget revenue and the pandemic situation after those three months. 2020-07-27 Old age Pensions Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://sofiaglobe.com/2020/07/27/covid-19-bulgarian-cabinet-adds-1-9b-leva-to-… Old age Pensions Old age Pensions
2020-09-17 COVID-19: Workers' Compensation united states States are taking action to extend workers’ compensation coverage to include first responders and health care workers impacted by COVID-19. A common approach is to amend state policy so that COVID-19 infections in certain workers are presumed to be work-related and covered under workers’ compensation. A common approach is to amend state policy so that COVID-19 infections in certain workers are presumed to be work-related and covered under workers’ compensation. This presumption places the… 2020-06-10 Cash sickness benefits,Occupational accidents and diseases Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/covid-19-workers-compensatio… Cash sickness benefits, Occupational accidents and diseases Cash sickness benefits, Occupational accidents and diseases
2020-09-17 UK Government announces more grants for small businesses to support COVID-19 recovery united kingdom The UK Government has announced £20 million of new funding to support small businesses as they recover from COVID-19. Small and medium sized businesses in England can access grants of up to £5,000 to put towards the cost of new equipment,technology and specialist advice. 2020-07-30 Cash transfers,Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.britishmarine.co.uk/News/2020/July/UK-Government-announces-more-gra… Cash transfers, Unemployment Cash transfers, Unemployment
2020-09-17 L.A. City Council passes $100-million coronavirus rent relief program united states Nearly 50,000 Los Angeles families hurt by the economic and health fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could get help from a $100-million rent relief program passed by the City Council on Tuesday. The money would provide up to $2,000 in rental assistance for low-income households who have lost work,fallen ill or had to assist sick family members during the crisis. To qualify for the city program,tenants will have to prove they’ve been affected financially or had health problems due to the… 2020-06-23 Housing,Family benefits Published Measures summary covid19, family socpro https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2020-06-23/l-a-passes-100-millio… Housing, Family benefits Housing, Family benefits
2020-09-17 Retail businesses can apply for subsidies of up to €50,000 luxembourg From 3 August onwards,retail businesses can apply for financial assistance from the government. The amount of assistance is 1,000 euros per employee for the month of July,750 euros per employee for the month of August and 500 euros per employee for the month of September. This aid cannot exceed 50,000 euros. Conditions: - First,it is intended only for businesses in the retail sector which have been forced to stop activities on 18 March,or which have suffered a severe loss of turnover of at… 2020-08-03 Employment,Cash transfers,Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://today.rtl.lu/news/luxembourg/a/1559203.html Employment, Cash transfers, Unemployment Employment, Cash transfers, Unemployment
2020-09-17 What states can learn from Illinois’ new COVID-19 utility relief agreement united states Illinois regulators approved a wide-ranging COVID-19 utility relief agreement Thursday that extends the state’s moratorium on utility service shut-offs until at least late July and provides nearly $50 million to help customers pay overdue bills. As part of the deal,Illinois utilities will contribute about $47 million in combined funding to a new COVID-19 Bill Pay Assistance Program to provide relief to customers with outstanding charges. In addition to debt forgiveness,the agreement requires… 2020-06-24 Housing,Family benefits Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.power-grid.com/2020/06/24/what-states-can-learn-from-illinois-new-c… Housing, Family benefits Housing, Family benefits
2020-09-17 Macron announces bonus package for homecare workers amid COVID-19 crisis france French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday the country's 320,000 homecare workers would each be granted a COVID-19 bonus of 500 euros,a package worth 160 million euros (144.3 million pounds). The French state would put up 80 million euros and the local governments the other half of the package. 2020-08-04 Health Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/reuters/macron-announces-bonus-package-for-homecar… Health Health
2020-09-17 State Treasurer: $300M in grants available to help first responders,local governments due to COVID-19 united states Michigan: State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks Wednesday announced two new grant programs that will provide an overall total of $300 million to help first responders receive premium hazard pay and reimburse local governments for payroll costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The First Responder Hazard Pay Premiums Program offers $100 million to fund additional compensation for first responders. Eligible first responders performed hazardous duty or work involving physical hardship related to… 2020-07-08 Health,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.uppermichiganssource.com/2020/07/08/state-treasurer-300m-in-grants-… Health, Cash transfers Health, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Coronavirus: Struggling Flemish businesses can receive up to €15,000 in financial support belgium Flemish Government: Flemish businesses losing at least 60% of their turnover to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis are to benefit from a new support mechanism announced by the regional government. The measure,announced on Friday,covers the period from 1 August to 30 September,but the assistance can only be requested after then. It will be in the form of a financial injection with a ceiling of 15,000 euros per business,to be reduced for self-employed persons and companies open for fewer… 2020-08-08 Cash transfers,Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.brusselstimes.com/all-news/business/125577/coronavirus-flanders-new… Cash transfers, Unemployment Cash transfers, Unemployment
2020-09-17 How to apply for New York’s new COVID-19 rent relief program united states A new rent relief program launched Tuesday that provides subsidies to eligible low-income New Yorkers financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic. First signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last month,the assistance program helps low-income households experiencing increased rent burden due to a loss of income because of COVID-19 by sending a one-time subsidy directly to landlords. The payment covers the difference between a household’s rent burden on March 1 and the increase in rent burden… 2020-07-14 Housing Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.6sqft.com/apply-covid-19-rent-relief-program/ Housing Housing
2020-09-17 Ottawa sets minimum unemployment rate at 13.1 per cent for EI calculation canada The federal government has temporarily set a minimum unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent to calculate employment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those people living in regions with an unemployment rate lower than that threshold will have their EI benefits calculated at that rate. In regions with a higher unemployment rate,benefits will be calculated using the actual rate for that region. The temporary use of a national minimum unemployment rate for the EI program will help… 2020-08-10 Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/national-news/ottawa-sets-minimum-unemploymen… Unemployment Unemployment
2020-09-17 State launches $115M grant program for small biz,agriculture relief united states A pair of state grant funds in Michigan totaling $115 million launches today as another source of financial assistance for small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The $100 million Small Business Restart Program will provide grants of up to $20,000 to small businesses and nonprofits to use for working capital to pay payroll,rent,mortgages,utilities and other expenses related to reopening following state shutdown orders issued during the pandemic. Under legislation state lawmakers… 2020-07-15 Employment,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://mibiz.com/sections/small-business/state-launches-115m-grant-program-for… Employment, Cash transfers Employment, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 Plano de saúde deve cobrir o teste para Covid-19 desde março brazil The National Supplementary Health Agency has included the Coronavirus test in the list of mandatory procedures in health plans. The name of the exam is: RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 (CORONAVÍRUS COVID-19). All health plans and insurance are required to take the exam since March 13th. On that day ANS Resolution 453 was published in the Federal Official Gazette and thus entered into force. 2020-03-12 Health,Medical care Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.selecoes.com.br/colunistas/plano-de-saude-deve-cobrir-o-teste-para-… Health, Medical care Health, Medical care
2020-09-17 Pennsylvania announces hazard pay for essential workers united states The State of Pennsylvania announced a $50 million grant program for employers of essential workers who serve on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program reimburses employers for providing $3 per hour raises to workers making less than $20 an hour between Aug. 16 and Oct. 24. Eligible sectors include health care,social assistance,food manufacturing,food retail,public transportation,security and janitorial services. Employers may apply for… 2020-07-17 Health,Cash transfers Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/pennsylvania-announces-hazard-pay-f… Health, Cash transfers Health, Cash transfers
2020-09-17 COVID19 NEWS & RESOURCES united states Since the beginning of the pandemic,many states (in different dates) prohibited utility shutoffs and allowed late-payment of utilities fees to ensure that residents sheltering in place maintained access to electricity,gas and water in their homes. 2020-03-17 Housing Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.naruc.org/compilation-of-covid-19-news-resources/state-response-tra… Housing Housing
2020-09-17 Grants provide $5.7M for Washington tribes for COVID relief united states Nearly $6 million in federal grants have been approved for five Washington tribes to pay for programs to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus and give financial help to tribal members for rent and utility bills. The federal COVID-19 response grants are intended to assist in the many ways tribes are combatting the virus,from building tiny houses for quarantine,to building more housing to fight overcrowding and providing financial relief for tribal members strapped by the economic dropoff… 2020-07-20 Cash transfers,Difficult to cover group Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/grants-provide-5-7m-for-washington-tr… Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group Cash transfers, Difficult to cover group
2020-09-17 Reducen en 30% y 50% la tarifa de energía eléctrica en Panamá panama Panama will apply a reduction of 30% to 50% for all its consumers of electrical energy,which will benefit more than one million customers,as a mitigation measure due to the economic crisis generated by COVID-19. The measure will grant a 50% reduction in the electricity rate to customers who consume from 0 to 300 kWh,which represent about 70%. Adjusted on 24 June 2020: Originally planned to end in June,the discount was extended for 3 months. https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/200624/gobierno… 2020-03-25 Housing Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://anpanama.com/9820-Reducen-en-30-y-50-la-tarifa-de-energia-electrica-en-… Housing Housing
2020-09-17 Grants to help Pittsburg businesses,meal programs united states The city of Pittsburg has received funding through the federal Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus program to help local meal programs affected by the pandemic. Grants under the program's meals portion are intended to provide Kansas cities and counties with funds to supplement services that provide access to nutritious foods during the COVID-19 crisis. Funds can be directed toward organizations for the replenishment of local food banks or to support organizations that provide… 2020-07-23 Food and nutrition,Social assistance Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.joplinglobe.com/coronavirus/grants-to-help-pittsburg-businesses-mea… Food and nutrition, Social assistance Food and nutrition, Social assistance
2020-09-17 Infonavit activará seguro de desempleo para afectados por coronavirus mexico Infonavit (Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores) is a federal institute for worker's housing that provides workers with mortgage and non-mortgage credit related to housing. Infonavit's has been offering five support programs for those who became unemployed,had a decrease in their wages,as well as for companies affected by the economic crisis as a result of Covid-19. Its main support for unemployment is the Universal Job Loss Fund,with the suspension of… 2020-03-26 Housing,Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.forbes.com.mx/economia-finanzas-infonavit-seguro-desempleo-coronavi… Housing, Unemployment Housing, Unemployment
2020-09-17 Infonavit activará seguro de desempleo para afectados por coronavirus mexico This is another of Infonavit's supports for unemployment and salary reduction; it is an extension of payments. The balance of the worker's account will be frozen for three months and no interest of any kind will be produced in that period. The difference from the Universal Job Loss Fund is that,in this case,Infonavit will not cover those payments,only the collection will be deferred. This measure is applied individually,but it goes into general operation automatically if the… 2020-03-26 Housing,Unemployment Published Measures summary covid19 socpro https://www.forbes.com.mx/economia-finanzas-infonavit-seguro-desempleo-coronavi… Housing, Unemployment Housing, Unemployment