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COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS RESOURCE CENTER

    Labor and Employment Updates


    Recording Workplace Exposures to COVID-19, April 2, 2020

    Hold on to Your Hat! The IRS Gives Us Some Good News, April 2, 2020

    Department of Labor: Third Round of Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, March 31, 2020

    COVID-19 Employment Law Round-Up, March 27, 2020

    DOL Issues Second Set Of FAQs; And The News Is Mostly Good For Employers, March 27, 2020

    Department of Labor Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

    U.S. Department of Labor Issues COVID-19 Question and Answers

    DOL News Release on the FFCRA Leave Laws- Tax Credits & Enforcement, March 23, 2020

    Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary--Employer Provisions

    Get Familiar With OSHA'S Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, March 16, 2020


    Healthcare Updates


    Clinical Research – Government and Industry Team to Provide Hope in the Crisis, March 31, 2020

    Federal and Louisiana State Directives on Elective Surgeries and Procedures During the Covid-19 Pandemic Continue to Evolve, March 31, 2020

    HIPAA – COVID-19 Update, March 31, 2020

    Managed Care: LA Department of Insurance Emergency Rule 37, March 31, 2020

    TELEHEALTH – COVID-19 Updates, March 31, 2020

    Gross Negligence or Willful Misconduct Must Be Shown to Establish Liability Against Health Care Providers in Louisiana During a Declared Public Health Emergency, March 31, 2020

    LDH Issues Updated Notice To Licensed Healthcare Facilities And Professionals to Postpone Until Further Notice All Medical And Surgical Procedures, 

    State of Louisiana issues Healthcare Facility Notice/Order

    HHS Issues Blanket Waivers on Several Regulatory Requirements Including Professional Licensure, EMTALA, and Certain HIPAA Privacy Requirements, March 17, 2020

    CMS Issues First Round of Blanket Waivers for Hospitals and Other Healthcare Facilities to Provide Regulatory Flexibility to Help Healthcare Providers Contain the Spread of COVID-19, March 17, 2020


    Business and Tax Updates 


    Paycheck Protection Program Rules Released, April 3, 2020

    CARES ACT UPDATE (April 1, 2020): Paycheck Protection Program Application is Released, April 1, 2020

    COVID 19 Affects Upon All State and Local Taxes, March 27, 2020

    Summary of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (or CARES Act)

    COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions For You and Your Business, March 24, 2020

    Louisiana Legislature is in Recess due to Covid-19March 23, 2020

    Various Tax Deadlines Suspended, March 20, 2020

    IRS Has Delayed Tax Day to July 15 and Phase 2 Relief, March 20, 2020

    It's Time to Dust-off the "Force Majeure" Clause in your Contract 


    Other Business Updates


    During Mandated Social Distancing, in Louisiana, "The Pen [Stroked before a Notary and Two Witnesses, Still Appears to Be] Mightier than the Sword", April 3, 2020

    UPDATE 2 – Regulatory Relief in the Environmental Arena Lags Behind, March 27, 2020

    UPDATE – Regulatory Relief in the Environmental Arena Lags BehindMarch 27, 2020

    Regulatory Relief in the Environmental Arena Lags Behind

    LDEQ's Emergency Order On COVID-19, March 20, 2020  

    Public Bodies Representation - AG Updated Opinion on Open Meetings Laws, March 20, 2020

    Coronavirus: Its Impact on Chapter 11 Cases    


    Governor's Proclamation and Key Guidance


    Gov. Edwards issues Proclamation JBE 2020-37 (3/26/2020)

    Gov. Edwards issues Proclamation JBE 2020-30 (3/16/2020)

    Gov. Edwards Declares Public Health Emergency in Response to COVID-19 (3/11/2020)


    Resources


    CDC's Recommended Business Strategies

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    CISA Guidance

    EEOC Guidance on Workplace Protections and Rules

    Governor’s Information Page

    Louisiana Department of Health

    Louisiana LawHelp 

    Louisiana Workforce Commission Guidance for Workers and Employers

    Louisiana Department of Health Guidance for Business and Employers  

    NAM's resources for manufacturers

    NAM's Policy Action Plan in Response to COVID-19

    SBA Disaster Loan Application Information 

    World Health Organization 


    Courts


    1st Circuit Court of AppealNotice 3/12/2020Order 3/17/2020Order 3/20/2020Order 3/22/2020

    2nd Circuit Court of Appeal - closed Friday, March 13, 2020, Partial Closure Order 3/15/2020Order 3/15/2020E-filing Order 3/15/2020Arguments Order 3/15/2020Door Notice 3/15/2020Order 3/19/2020Order 3/23/2020

    3rd Circuit Court of Appeal

    4th Circuit Court of Appeal - Order 3/18/2020

    5th Circuit Court of Appeal - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/14/2020Order 3/17/2020Order 3/20/2020

    1st Judicial District Court

    2nd Judicial District Court - Order 3/17/2020Claiborne Order 3/23/2020Jackson Order 3/23/2020

    3rd Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/24/2020

    4th Judicial District Court - Order 3/13/2020Orders 3/18/2020Order 3/24/2020

    5th Judicial District Court

    6th Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/200Order 3/23/2020Order 3/25/2020

    7th Judicial District Court

    8th Judicial District Court

    9th Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/20/2020

    10th Judicial District CourtOrder 3/16/2020Order 3/18/2020Order 3/23/2020

    11th Judicial District Court

    15th Judicial District Court - Order 3/15/2020Supplemental Order 3/17/2020Supplemental Order 3/19/2020Supplemental Order 3/23/2020

    16th Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/19/2020Order 3/19/2020 St. Mary ClerkOrder 3/22/2020 St. Mary Clerk

    17th Judicial District Court - Order 3/17/2020Order 3/20/2020Order 3/23/2020

    18th Judicial District Court - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/18/2020Order 3/23/2020, Order 3/23/2020 Iberville ClerkOrder 3/23/2020 Pointe Coupee ClerkOrder 3/23/2020 West Baton Rouge ClerkOrder 3/25/2020

    19th Judicial District Court - Announcement 3/13/2020Order 3/17/2020Order 3/18/2020

    21st Judicial District Court - Notice 3/13/3030Memo 3/16/2020Memo 3/17/2020; Notices 3/20/2020 LivingstonSt. HelenaTangipahoaOrder 3/20/2020Memo 3/23/2020

    22nd Judicial District Court - Order 3/13/2020Amended Order 3/13/2020Amended Order 3/17/2020Letter 3/17/2020Order 3/20/2020

    23rd Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/20/2020

    24th Judicial District Court - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/16/2020Order 3/23/2020

    26th Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/23/2020

    27th Judicial District Court - Order 3/20/2020Order 3/23/2020Order 3/24/2020

    28th Judicial District Court

    29th Judicial District Court

    30th Judicial District Court - Order 3/17/2020Order 3/30/2020

    32nd Judicial District Court - Order 3/18/2020Order 3/20/2020

    33rd Judicial District Court - Order 3/17/2020Order 3/23/2020Order 3/25/2020

    36th Judicial District Court

    37th Judicial District Court

    38th Judicial District Court

    40th Judicial District Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/23/2020

    42nd Judicial District Court

    Orleans Criminal District Court - Statement 3/13/2020Order 3/14/2020Order 3/15/2020Order 3/25/2020

    Orleans Civil District Court and 1st and 2nd City Court of New OrleansOrder 3/13/2020Order 3/15/2020Order 3/16/2020Order 3/17/2020Memo 3/19/2020Order 3/19/2020Order for Clerks Office 3/19/2020

    Orleans Parish Juvenile Court - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/18/2020 - En Español - bằng tiếng việt - 用中文(表达

    New Orleans Municipal and Traffic Court

    Alexandria City Court - Order 3/17/2020Order 3/23/2020

    City Court of Baker

    Bastrop City Court

    Baton Rouge City Court - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/20/2020

    Bossier City Court

    Caddo Parish Juvenile Court

    City Court of Crowley

    East Baton Rouge Juvenile Court - Announcement 3/13/2020Order 3/18/2020

    Family Court of East Baton Rouge

    Eunice City Court - Order 3/16/2020Memo 3/16/2020

    1st Parish Court of Jefferson - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/16/2020 - En EspañolOrder 3/23/2020

    2nd Parish Court of Jefferson - Order 3/13/2020Order 3/23/2020

    Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/24/2020

    Kaplan City Court - Order 3/17/2020Order 3/23/2020

    City of Kinder Mayor's Court

    Lafayette City Court Order 3/15/20Memo 3/15/20Memo 3/24/2020 - En Español - bằng tiếng việt

    Lake Charles City Court - Order 3/16/2020Order 3/19/2020Order 3/22/2020

    Leesville City Court

    Monroe City Court - Order 3/16/2020Appendix 3/24/2020

    Opelousas City Court

    Pineville City Court Order 3/16/2020Order 3/19/2020

    Shreveport City Court

    Slidell City Court - Order 3/17/2020Order 3/23/2020

    Springhill City Court

    Winnfield City Court

    Winnsboro City Court

    Zachary City Court

    United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

    United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana

    United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

    United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana - Notice 3/11/2020Order 3/16/2020Order 3/20/2020Notice 3/23/2020

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