COVID-19 Resources for Public Officials

We are all dealing with uncertainty right now. Here at the WSU Public Policy and Management Center, we care about you and how COVID-19 is affecting you and your organization. We understand this pandemic provides unique challenges to public service organizations and their service delivery.

As we've been talking and thinking about how we can offer our support to public servants during this time, we've compiled some helpful resources and information and we'd like to share them with you.

Resources for Local Governments 

From the WSU Public Policy and Management Center: COVID-19 Health & Cleanliness Practices

From the League of Kansas Municipalities: Resources for City Officials 

From the International City/County Management Association (ICMA): Resources for Your Community  and Resources for Local Governments in Federal Coronavirus Response Laws & Programs

From the National League of Cities: Resources and Resources for Leaders to Keep Their Cities Functioning in the Wake of COVID-19

From EfficientGov: Local government COVID-19 resources from associations and organizations  and COVID-19 response: 9 things local governments need to do right now

From the U.S. Department of Agriculture: COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

Decision Making and Leadership 

From Brookings: How our cities can reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic

From Root: Leading Your People In Times of Crisis 

From McKinsey & Company: Decision making in uncertain times

Resources for Kansas Communities 

Kansas Department of Health and Environment: COVID-19 Resource Center

Kansas Department of Labor: COVID-19 Response Resources

Kansas Department of Commerce: COVID-19 Response

United Way of the Plains: Coronavirus Response 

Tips for Video Calls and Meetings 

Helpful Hints on Zoom

Tips for Zoom Meeting Organizers 

Via the WSU Audit Update Blog: Hank Green's Tips for Better Video

Examples of COVID-19 Response From Around the Country 

From Delaware: Delaware & U.S. Local Government Response to COVID-19

From North Carolina: Resources and Information for public officials  and COVID-19 Podcast Series

From Tennessee : Tennessee and COVID-19

From Utah: Utah Leads Together 

If there is anything we can do to be of assistance to you or your organization during this time, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. 

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