COVID-19 Updates

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COVID-19 – Updates, Resources, & Other Calls to Action

The novel coronavirus, and subsequent COVID-19 pandemic hits home for those of us in the disability community. Many of us are some of the highest-at-risk, and need accurate and up-to-date information on a constantly changing environment.

In the midst of several unprecedented policy initiatives, we are doing everything within our capacity to ensure our issues and concerns are communicated to policy and decision makers.

Tennessee Disability Coalition Update:

Veterans, Low Income Seniors & People with Disabilities Need Stimulus Checks Too

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April 16th Update: Advocacy works! Because of you our veterans, low-income seniors & Americans with disabilities on SSI will receive automatic stimulus payments without being asked to jump through any new hoops ​

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the ‘‘CARES Act” is designed to help our nation during the COVID-19 crisis. As many of you may know, the CARES Act includes funding for direct stimulus payments to qualifying Americans.