Since May 15, when the House passed its most recent coronavirus bill, is has been fairly quiet in the DC health-policy world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released a 60-page document which outlines its actions and resources in response to COVID-19 and provides guidance on implementing the president’s plan, Opening Up America Again. This week’s Update provides links to a number of pandemic-related resources, including: summaries of the new federal paid sick- and family-leave benefits and instructions and forms for claiming them, and a 10-page Q & A document regarding disability nondiscrimination rights. Read about these issues and more in this week’s Update.

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