As the COVID-19 outbreak evolves in Texas, TAC Risk Management Services staff are closely monitoring the situation and working to remain responsive to the needs of TAC Risk Management Pool members.
We offer the following information to assist our members. This information will be updated so please check back.
Last updated 5-12-20
How we will continue to serve you — Continuity of Operations Plan
- Considerations for County Government Operations in Response to COVID-19 (Recording available – April 30, 2020)
- FAQs on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Recording available – April 8, 2020)
- What Your County Needs to Know Regarding COVID-19: Human Resources, Law Enforcement and Workers' Compensation (Recording available - April 3, 2020)
FAQs and Additional Information
- Human Resources FAQs — Guidance from TAC Human Resources Consultants, March 20, 2020.
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act — Information about this new act and how it affects county human resources, March 19. 2020.
- EEOC FAQs and Guidance Related to COVID-19 — New guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), March 18, 2020.
- Department of Labor Guidance, Required Model Notices for Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Model notices required March 25,2020, key points of the guidance and more, April 2, 2020.
- Guidance on Refundable Tax Credits for Sick Leave and Family Leave Wages under FFRCA — Information from TAC Human Resources Consultants and TAC Legal, April 13, 2020.
- COVID-19 Risk Reduction Response Protocols for County Law Enforcement and Jail Operations — White paper from TAC Law Enforcement Consultants, March 16, 2020.
- COVID-19 General Recommendations – Texas Commission on Jail Standards (TCJS) technical assistance memorandum, March 17, 2020.
- COVID-19 Inmate Screening form – Sample form provided by TCJS, March 17, 2020.
- Suspension of Visitation Plan – TCJS technical assistance memorandum, March 13, 2020.
- Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – TCJS technical assistance memorandum with links to resources, Feb. 28, 2020.
- TCJS technical assistance memorandums – Links to all on TCJS website.
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