COVID Information Updates for Partners

Intended for Broad Distribution to Stakeholder Partners

CISA Partners and Stakeholders:

There have been several recent releases of guidance and other updates and wanted to make sure our stakeholders were aware.

Specifically, the following updates that can be found at

  • The CDC and CISA released this week two important informational products: Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 and a quick reference of the Do’s and Don’ts for employers and employees related to COVID-19 exposures.
  • The UK and CISA published a joint advisory on cybercriminals and advanced persistent threat groups are targeting individuals and organizations with a range of ransomware and malware and the assessment includes indicators or compromise and guidance on how to decrease the risk of cyber attacks.
  • A Frequently Referenced Contact Information section to advertise the various avenues to access information including previous recordings of the Tuesday/Thursday CISA ESF 14 Broad Stakeholder calls.
  • FEMA has created a Rumor Control page to provide groundtruth on rumors and facts at

As a reminder we continue to hold a business and infrastructure partners call concerning the COVID-19 every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:00pm Eastern. The teleconference includes an overview of the current situation, a discussion on supply chain issues, updates from available regions or sectors, and concludes with an open forum for questions and information sharing. These calls will occur twice weekly until further notice and are intended for broad distribution and participation (no media).

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 pm Eastern

Dial-In #: 1-800-593-7177

Passcode/PIN: 7963614

Also, CBP and FEMA released a joint statement on the Defense Production Act for PPE and the FBI released an article on defending against video-teleconferencing hijacking such as those recently experienced on the Zoom platform.

As always, please continue to monitor the US Coronavirus website and the CDC website for the most current medical guidance and other updates.

Stay Safe. Stay Healthy. Defend Today. Secure Tomorrow.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency