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Coronavirus Resource Center

Last updated 3:30 p.m. (ET), May 29, 2020

Situation By The Numbers

Data as reported by May 28, 2020 via Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

COVID-19: U.S. at a Glance:

  • Total cases: 1,719,827
  • Total deaths: 101,711
  • Jurisdictions reporting cases: 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Johns Hopkins University 
World Health Organization (WHO) 

Critical Infrastructure Resources

Chemical Distribution is considered an essential industry by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) under their Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in the COVID-19 Response. This guidance continues to be updated based on new information surrounding critical American infrastructure.

To ensure the continuation of your business operations, NACD has provided template letters for employees to keep on their person as they perform their duties. These letters cite the State or County order where chemical distribution is deemed an essential business. Find your State or County of operation here:



    A national template letter can be found here: National Essential Employee Letter Template 


    U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Office of Response and Recovery – Business & Infrastructure Partner Calls

    The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) invites you to attend a business and infrastructure partners call concerning the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), hosted by CISA and the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Office of Response and Recovery Logistics Management Directorate. The teleconference will include an overview of the current situation, a discussion on supply chain issues, updates from available regions or sectors, and will conclude with an open forum for questions and information sharing.

    These calls will occur once a week until further notice.

    Date: Tuesdays, starting May 15 until further notice

    Time: 3:00-4:15 p.m. (ET)

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

    Passcode/PIN: 7963614

    The conference line will open 10 minutes prior to the call.

    More Critical Infrastructure Resources:


    Small Business & Workplace Resources

    Financial Assistance

    Workplace Operations

    Congressional Package Guides

    General Business Disaster Resources


    Essential Product Ingredient Resources

    Sanitizing Product Information

    Essential Ingredient and Product Platforms


    Transportation Resources


    Government Affairs Resources

    Regulatory Resources

    Legislative Resources


    If you have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), please let NACD know the extent of the impact by contacting NACD Senior Manager of Public Affairs Matt McKinney at