NASCA COVID-19 Trends and Resources

Throughout the current CDC guidelines of an eight-week period, NASCA will be prioritizing staff efforts to resources and guidance related to COVID-19 specifically how state governments are addressing policy and procedures around state government workforce, facilities, IT, budget, procurement, and risk management and away from standard committee calls and events to help our members, both state and corporate that aide states, navigate these uncertain times. 

COVID-19 Implications on State Government Operations, Last Updated: 3/30/20

This list summarizes trends CAO's face regarding government operations during the response to COVID-19. This is not an exhaustive list. Trends are not intended to serve as endorsements, sources of primary data, or illustrations of effective or ineffective management.

For the full set of our latest perspectives on COVID-19's, download our national briefing material.

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Weekly State Member Calls 

In addition to collecting and distributing resources, until May 10th, NASCA will be hosting weekly standing calls with state members on Mondays between 3:00-4:00 PM ET. State Chief Administrators, please look for a calendar invite with the zoom call-in information. If you did not receive the invite, but believe you should please reach out to [email protected].  

Weekly Corporate Partner Calls 

NASCA began calls with the Corporate Council to share the government operations trends. These calls are being held on Tuesdays between 3:00-4:00 PM ET. For more information, please contact [email protected]

Resources & Links

State Department of Administration's COVID-19 Website 


Human Capital

Telework, Telehealth, Leave, Benefits 

Procurement Related 

State Actions

State Health Department Resources









NASCA Corporate Partner Resources

  • Benefitfocus, helping the benefits community by providing unique insight, best practices, and resources for employee communication and business continuity. 
  • Civic Initiatives, LLC, providing temporary teleworking agreement and procurement emergency procedures templates for free use.
  • Cornerstone Cares, a publicly available site that will provide free online training around the Coronavirus, stress management, and remote working.
  • Deloitte, bringing together Global Deloitte Insights to help businesses manage and mitigate the risk.
  • IBM, Delivering answers to COVID-19 and public safety questions for citizens
  • IBM, High-Performance Computing Consortium helps aggregate computing capabilities from the world's most powerful and advanced computers to help COVID-19 researchers execute complex computational research programs to help fight the virus.
  • JLL Global Real Estate Implications, as COVID-19 impacts more people every day, coronavirus contingency planning is of the utmost importance. Explore pandemic's potential effects on the economy, reals estate effects on economy, real estate sectors and investors and occupiers. 
  • JLL Workplace Readiness for COVID-19, 10 key questions to ask for workplace continuity readiness.
  • NASPO ValuePoint, Contract Information on High Demand Items
  • Periscope Holdings, Inc., Five ways that NIGP Consulting Can Reduce the Procurement Burden of Government Agencies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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