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“We’re not going to close the country” if there’s a second wave, Trump says
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/05/22/coronavirus-update-us/

CDC now says COVID-19 “does not spread easily” on most surfaces
https://www.kiro7.com/news/trending/coronavirus-cdc-now-says-covid-19-does-not-spread-easily-most-surfaces/A7STRRZBDNEZZDIQDPLEKBA6HA/

CDC offers perspective on handling autos, vehicle HVAC amid COVID-19 threat
https://www.repairerdrivennews.com/2020/05/04/cdc-offers-perspective-on-handling-autos-vehicle-hvac-amid-covid-19-threat/

Workers return to Big Three plants in major test for auto industry
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2020/05/18/detroit-three-autoworkers-return-plants-after-coronavirus-shutdown/5199457002/

Aftermarket Associations oppose “Cash for Clunkers”
https://www.autoinc.org/aftermarket-associations-oppose-cash-for-clunkers/

COVID-19:  Treasury Department updates PPP FAQ sheet
https://www.autoinc.org/covid-19-treasury-department-updates-ppp-faq-sheet/

Coronavirus, Cars and You:  News, Advice and Staying Safe
https://www.kbb.com/articles/car-news/coronavirus-covid-19-car-buying-advice-deals/

Here’s Exactly Where We Are with Vaccines and Treatments for COVID-19
https://www.healthline.com/health-news/heres-exactly-where-were-at-with-vaccines-and-treatments-for-covid-19

Coronavirus shutdown makes important vehicle repair parts harder to come by, experts say
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2020/04/24/coronavirus-shutdown-vehicle-repairs-parts/3020961001/

A struggling auto repair shop provides a sad commentary on the economy
https://www.cleveland19.com/2020/05/06/struggling-auto-repair-shop-provides-sad-commentary-economy/?fbclid=IwAR0veKAAwdnbE4LRmVSnfEEd_5Zx2f6EC1eqOSq6KWK4LY0O7jjX3n8XuPE

Auto repair shops evolving to keep doors open amid COVID-19, despite essential status
https://news4sanantonio.com/news/coronavirus/auto-repair-shops-evolving-to-keep-doors-open-amid-covid-19-despite-essential-status

Auto repair in the time of COVID-19
https://www.theeastsiderla.com/news/business/auto-repair-in-the-time-of-covid-19/article_2da25382-7ba2-11ea-8cb4-b7967ea9026f.html

Automotive sector faces long-term struggle in wake of coronavirus epidemic
https://www.just-auto.com/analysis/automotive-sector-faces-long-term-struggle-in-wake-of-coronavirus-epidemic_id195151.aspx

Coronavirus in the US:  Latest COVID-19 news and case counts
https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-updates-united-states.html

CDC Adds 6 Symptoms To Its COVID-19 List
https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/27/845321155/cdc-adds-6-symptoms-to-its-covid-19-list

President Trump signs latest COVID-19 relief into law – more PPP, EIDL funding included
https://www.autoinc.org/president-trump-signs-latest-covid-19-relief-into-law-more-ppp-eidl-funding-included-2/

Car Care and Maintenance During the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://www.consumerreports.org/car-maintenance/car-care-and-maintenance-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19/

Mechanic:  Leaving your car sitting idle during COVID-19 stay-at-home order could lead to costly issues
https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2020/04/16/mechanic-leaving-your-car-sitting-idle-during-covid-19-stay-at-home-order-could-lead-to-costly-issues/

COVID-19 impact:  8-10% auto dealers face closure
https://m.economictimes.com/industry/auto/auto-news/covid-19-impact-8-10-auto-dealers-face-closure/articleshow/75171773.cms

COVID-19 and plant closures:  The automotive industry’s response to the pandemic
https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/covid-19-automakers-plant-shutdowns-coronavirus-pandemic-outbreak/

All 50 states under disaster declaration for first time in US history
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/public-global-health/492433-all-50-states-under-disaster-declaration-for-first

COVID-19 forces auto industry to adapt
https://www.marketplace.org/2020/04/08/covid-19-forces-auto-industry-to-adapt/

New IHME model shows dates of expected peaks in deaths and healthcare overload by state
https://disrn.com/news/new-virus-model-shows-peaks-in-deaths-medical-system-overload-by-state

CDC director:  Death toll from coronavirus will be “much, much, much lower” than projections
https://disrn.com/news/cdc-director-death-toll-from-coronavirus-will-be-much-much-much-lower-than-projections

Here’s How to Clean Your Groceries During the COVID-19 Outbreak
https://www.healthline.com/health-news/worried-about-contaminated-groceries-how-to-be-safe

Ford and GM Resuscitate Shuttered Auto Plants to Make COVID-19  Respirators
https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/ford-and-gm-resuscitate-shuttered-auto-plants-make-covid-19-respirators/29455018762765

CDC – Coronavirus
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

WHO Updates on coronavirus
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Q & A
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

CARES Act Funding Options
https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options

Daily automotive coronavirus briefing
https://www.just-auto.com/news/updated-daily-automotive-coronavirus-briefing-free-to-read_id194210.aspx

Industry Best Practices
https://asashop.org/wp-content/uploads/COVID-Best-Practices-1.pdf

What you need to know about unemployment insurance
https://www.autoinc.org/covid-19-what-you-need-to-know-about-unemployment-insurance-2/

OSHA Overview
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/

# of Cases by John Hopkins
https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6