COVID-19 Pandemic: Focusing on Your Mental Health and Wellness Seminar with Cath Burns, PhD. Friday, December 18, 2020 from 8:30 – 10:30am.

Resources from COVID Support VT: COVID Support VT helps people cope with the pandemic through education, emotional support and connections to community services that promote resilience, empowerment and recovery.

COVID Support VT, a grant funded program offering mental health and wellness supports during the pandemic, is excited to announce that they have Support Counselors, available Mondays-Fridays, 8am-8pm, to provide emotional support, connections to community resources and to be a listening ear. Support Counselors are available by calling 2-1-1. All supports are confidential and free.

Visit their Media Center where you can self-serve and download their wellness resources, available in many languages.

To order printed materials, to be mailed to you, simply fill out this Printed Resources Request Form.

 

Our associate members have a great deal of resources related to the COVID-19 crisis and return to work resources for financial institutions and we have added a list here. The information on their websites is being updated regularly.

Baker Newman Noyes: BNN COVID-19 Resource Center

BHG Financial: BHG has been utilizing technology for virtual updates and meetings for their bank partners and hosting meetings via webinar for banks interested in learning more about BHG (loan growth via medical and other professional borrowers). They have also been working with other associations on a participation loan they have available to their community bank partners to help their banks get yield and loan growth easier than ever. Learn more.

BerryDunn: COVID-19 Blog Resources for Bankers

COCC: COVID-19 Response and Resources

DINSE: COVID-19 Resources

Downs Rachlin Martin: Legal Resources COVID-19 and Small Business Reorganization Act

Goodwin Law: The ongoing global outbreak of a dangerous new Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow in scale and scope, creating public health and humanitarian challenges world-wide. Cross-industry teams at Goodwin are helping clients fully understand and assess the ramifications of COVID-19 and navigate the potential effects of the outbreak on their businesses. We invite you to bookmark and return to our knowledge center as lawyers from across Goodwin issue new guidance and insights.

ICBA: Coronavirus Response and Updates

M&M Consulting: Has been providing guidance to their current banking clients on implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA paid leave for employees), guidance on the PPP, guidance on credit risk management during the pandemic, and have expanded their for fee, compliance Answer Person service to those non clients who would like to access the service to ensure they are able to respond promptly to any bankers’ compliance and internal control and commercial loan review concerns.

Their commercial loan review team has been analyzing client banks’ loan portfolios to identify at risk borrowers and critical industries to help banks’ credit departments in their credit risk management. They have also developed streamlined and risk-based exams and reviews to ensure compliance is being met during these chaotic times. Learn more.

NEACH: COVID-19 Resources this page includes FAQs and how to handle EIP payments.

Pentegra: COVID-19 related material to help understand The CARES Act and the impact on their bank’s retirement plan. Contact Wade Connor for more information at wade.connor@pentegra.com. Pentegra and ABA joint webinar on same topic April 23, 2020 – hear the replay.

The Bonadio Group: COVID-19 Response and Resources

USDA Rural Development: Implements immediate measures to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19. Read the full stakeholder announcement here.

Wolf & Company: Wolf & Company and WolfPAC Solutions are here to answer your questions, listen to your concerns, and be a resource to help you navigate these uncertain times. In an effort to keep you apprised of the myriad issues the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting to you and your business, we’ve created the Wolf COVID-19 Resource Center that we invite you to explore.

Wolf & Company has created a PPP Loan Forgiveness Advisory Service to offer key guidance and support as you work through SBA PPP loan forgiveness; learn more about this service by clicking here.

EDUCATION

Community Bankers Webinar Network: See their list of COVID-19 webinars and discounts, some are even free.

Dr. Carmona webinar recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8247958294876658435

HELPFUL LINKS

U.S. Department of TreasuryPaycheck Protection Program Information and Forms

OCC releases Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19

FDIC: Working with Customers Affected by the Coronavirus

Federal Reserve: Supervisory Practices Regarding Financial Institutions Affected by Coronavirus

Independent Community Bankers of America: Resource page

FRAUD AND SCAM

CISA: Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams

Federal Trade Commission: Coronavirus: Scammers Follow the Headlines

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN): Communicate Concerns Related to COVID-19 and Remain Alert to Related Illicit Financial Activity

Department of Homeland Security: Risk Management for Novel Coronavirus