COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country, developed by the Harvard Project and the John Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, has developed a COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country Toolbox that offers resources on building governance capacity, tribes’ best practices and information about the virus in addition to tribal health ordinances.
The Safe & Together Institute has developed a COVID-19 specific series of blog posts on responding to domestic abuse survivors and their children during the pandemic, along with practice tips, at Safe & Together in a Time of Crisis.
The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) has a page devoted to Pandemic Resources for Tribal Courts, which includes a link to relevant court orders, sample orders, and declarations categorized by Tribe.
See Disaster Planning for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC). The recorded webinar looks at personal preparedness and how to continue the critical operations of domestic violence programs during the pandemic.
The Tribal Law & Policy Institute offers information on responding to the virus on their COVID-19 Resource Page, including the legal and court response on the TLPI Court and Legal Resources page.
Visit Red Wind Consulting’s COVID-19 Resources for information from the CDC, IHS, NNEDV and other organizations on considerations in addressing the virus.
The American Indian Health Commission (AIHC) for Washington State offers model plans, policies, codes and resolutions for Tribes on their AIHC COVID-19: Model Plans, Policies, Codes and Resolutions page.
For recommendations and resources for advocates and programs in responding to the crisis, go to the NNEDV’s Resources on the Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which includes Recommendations for Responding to COVID-19 in Domestic Violence Shelters and tips for Helping a Friend Experiencing Domestic Violence During COVID-19, among other resources.
The Centers for Disease Control offers a page on Social Distancing for Tribal Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission, which includes tips for multi-generational households.
The Resource Sharing Project has pulled together some sample policies that address working remotely, administrative leave, and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. These policies can be found at http://www.resourcesharingproject.org/covid-19-sample-policies.
The National Indigenous Women’s Center (NIWRC) has developed COVID-19 Guidance for Tribal Programs, adapted from the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) “Guidance to State Coalitions”, with guidance on confidentiality, precautionary measures, and the provision of alternative services during the crisis. Go to: COVID-19 Guidance for Tribal Programs to view and download.