- People may experience:
- difficulty breathing (severe cases)
- Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Veterans have multiple resources available for the latest COVID-19 information.
Everything to help you get your stimulus check as soon as possible
Federal government response
Federal Government Response
For the latest VA updates on coronavirus for the VA visit:
The American Red Cross strongly urges healthy, eligible individuals who are feeling well to give blood or platelets. This helps maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as coronavirus cases rise in the U.S.
People can make an appointment to donate blood now by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Type O and platelet donations are especially needed right now.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) assists small businesses with accessing federal resources and navigating their preparedness plans as described by the CDC’s Guidance for Businesses and Employers.
Small business owners in all U.S. states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to apply.
The SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor and train small businesses. Use the SBA’s Local Assistance Directory to locate the office nearest you.
SBA provides a number of loan resources for small businesses to use when operating their business. For more information on loans or how to connect with a lender, visit: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers information at https://www.hud.gov/coronavirus. This includes relief for homeowners and information for HUD assisted residents.
Social security and Medicare information
Veterans receiving social security can stay up-to-date with the latest at https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/.
Medicare offers their latest updates at https://www.medicare.gov/medicare-coronavirus.