Resource Guide: Applicable Federal, State, Local And Association Rules, Regulations And Guidance Re: Covid-19 Health And Safety

Please note: Information on this page can change quickly.


  1. CDC website:
  2. Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education, CDC (May 21, 2020)
  3. Interim Guidance for Administrators of U.S. Institutions of Higher Education, CDC (March 18, 2020)
  4. Institutes of Higher Education, FAQs for Administrators, CDC
  5. Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education with Students Participating in International Travel or Study Abroad Programs, CDC (March 9, 2020)
  6. Nonpharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs), Students at Institutions of Higher Education, CDC (August 26, 2019)
  7. Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), May 2020, CDC
  8. COVID-19 Guidance for Shared or Congregate Housing, CDC (April 25, 2020)
  9. Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting, Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools and Homes, CDC/EPA (April 28, 2020)
  10. Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting, Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools and Homes, Decision Tool, CDC (April 23, 2020)
  11. Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools and Homes, CDC (May 7, 2020)
  12. Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility, CDC
  13. Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19, CDC
  14. Guidance on Preparing the Workplace for COVID-19, OSHA
  15. Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Facilities about Coronavirus (COVID-19), CDC
  16. Framework for Non-COVID-19 Care, CDC
  17. COVID-19 Healthcare Systems Tips, CDC
  18. Contact Tracing Resources (May 22, 2020), CDC
  19. Coronavirus in the United States--Considerations for Travelers (May 22, 2020), CDC
  20. Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (May 20, 2020), CDC
  21. People Who Need to Take Extra Precautions, including “Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups” (May 14, 2020), CDC
  22. People Who Are at Higher Risk for Severe Illness (May 14, 2020), CDC
  23. CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again, CDC (May 17, 2020)
  24. Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission, CDC
  25. If You Sick or Caring for Someone (May 24, 2020), CDC
  26. When Can You Be Around Others After You Had or Likely Had COVID-19 (May 2020), CDC
  27. Going Out (May 21. 2020), CDC
  28. At Home (May 21, 2020), CDC
  29. Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), OSHA
  30. Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), OSHA
  31. Healthcare Workers and Employers, OSHA
  32. Student Privacy Policy Office, FERPA & Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), DOE (March 2020)
  33. What You Should Know About Covid-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws, EEOC (May 7, 2020)
  34. COVID-19 and the American Workplace, DOL, Wage and Hour Division
  35. Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act, EEOC (March 21, 2020)
  36. Opening Up America Again, the White House.

State of New Mexico

  1. Recent Public Health Order:
  2. Public Health Order, New Mexico Department of Health, Cabinet Secretary Kathyleen M. Kunkel (May 15, 2020)
  3. All Together New Mexico, COVID-Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers (May 15, 2020)
  4. Reopening Campuses, New Mexico Higher Education’s Plan to Reopen On-Campus Classes, Activities and Events, New Mexico Department of Higher Education,
  5. Open Government Division Advisory During COVID-19 State of Public Health Emergency, New Mexico Attorney General (March 17, 2020)
  6. The State of New Mexico,
  7. New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Information for Workers Affected by COVID-19,


  1. City of Albuquerque COVID-19 Reopening Plan (revised May 14, 2020)

Higher Education Associations

  1. American College Health Association (ACHA), Considerations for Reopening Institutions of Higher Education in the COVID-19 Era (May 7, 2020)  [website temporarily unavailable]
  2. Division I COVID-19 Resources, NCAA
  3. Core Principles of Resocialization of Collegiate Sport, NCAA
  4. Mountain West Conference COVID-19 Information, MWC Portal