Coronavirus Acquisition-Related Information and Resources

OMB Guidance and Memorandums

OMB Memo M-20-17, Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to Loss of Operations, (Issued March 19, 2020)

OMB Memo M-20-18, Memo Managing Federal Contract Performance Issues Associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), (Issued March 20, 2020)

Update to Guidance on Application of National Interest Action (NIA) Code to Increase Transparency, (Issued April 6, 2020)

OMB Memo M-20-19, Harnessing Technology to Support Mission Continuity, (Issued March 22, 2020)

OMB Memo M-20-20, Implementation Guidance for Supplemental Funding Provided in Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), (Issued April 10, 2020)

OMB Memo M-20-23, Aligning Federal Agency Operations with the National Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, (Issued 20, 2020)

Paid Leave for Contract Employees - Section 3610 Implementation

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OMB Memo M-20-22, Preserving the Resilience of the Federal Contracting Base in the Fight Against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), (Issued April 17, 2020)

OMB Memo M-20-27, Additional Guidance on Federal Contracting Resiliency in the Fight Against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), (Issued July 14, 2020) (note: per Public Law No: 116-159, the September 30th, 2020 date for which a contractor may seek reimbursement on p.16, FAQ # 28(a)(iii), has been extended to December 11th, 2020)

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IC Guiding Principles for the IC Acquisition & Procurement Community on Implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

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Implementation Guidance for Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

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CD-2020-12, Guidance to implement Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Pub. L. 116-136) (SeeAttachment A) regarding paid leave reimbursement authority to contractors for Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), (Issued April 21, 2020)

Government Response to
Coronavirus, COVID-19

Visit Coronavirus.gov for the latest official information from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House.

Visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for official Coronavirus (COVID-19) health information.

Visit USA.gov for additional Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information.

Visit and share FEMA’s How To Help site which contains information for anyone interested in contracting opportunities, donations, or volunteering in response to the pandemic.

See the Federal government’s use of Defense Production Act (DPA) Title I authorities for COVID purposes.

Have Questions?

NOTE: For agency-specific questions, please contact your Contracting Officer and/or agency OSDBU and/or the designated agency Industry Liaison for further guidance. The OMB MBX mailbox above is intended for feedback on the OMB guidance and general policy questions to OFPP.

Resources for State and Local Governments

Additional Information

General Services Administration (GSA)

Federal Government Contract Awards in Support of COVID-19

Summary data by agency and detailed information on contracts awarded in support of COVID-19 can be found in a standard FPDS report posted publicly twice per week at: https://www.fpds.gov/fpdsng_cms/index.php/en/ in the right hand corner under "Top Requests" - "COVID-19 Report" (please note the DoD awards are delayed by 90 days).