Covid-19 Resources

Covid-19 Resources for
Community Banks

Our goal is to provide community banks and credit unions key information to help you navigate Covid-19 and its impact on your financial institution. Here you can find our latest articles and links to regulatory guidance regarding risk to employers, employees, customers, communities and financial institutions.

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Artisan Advisors Insights on Covid-19
Three Tips from the Work Out Trenches

Work out is coming back. As we enter the work out phase of this crisis, we offer some tips to keep in mind. 

Putting Your Business Continuity Plan to Work

Making the leap from theory to practice.

Your Questions About Covid-19 and Regulators

Today. Tomorrow. And Post-Pandemic.

Risky Business

Covid-19 will pass, but when? And how will regulators view risk in the future?

Optimism – and a Solid Business Continuity Plan

Bankers’ attitudes about the pandemic mostly mirror that of the larger population.

Additional Insight from Artisan Advisors

Links to our helpful tools including the Quarterly Real Estate Report and Compliance Updates

Resources for Community Banks & Their Customers

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Symptom Checker

A resource for individuals seeking information on symptoms, testing, and how to protect yourself against Covid-19

Interim Guidance for Businesses

Help for businesses as they plan, prepare and respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019

Pandemic Planning Checklist

A checklist of important, specific activities businesses can do to prepare, many of which will also help in other emergencies

Federal Banking Regulation Links:
FFIEC Pandemic Planning

Interagency Statement on Pandemic Planning

FFIEC Press Release March 25, 2020

RE: Financial Regulators Highlight Coordination and Collaboration of Efforts to Address COVID-19  

Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

OCC guidance on Short-Term Investment Funds, Troubled Debt Restructurings and Interagency Statement on Loan Modification, use of Capital and Liquidity, etc.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bankers and Consumers

Resources for consumers and financial institutions

FAQ - Banking Institutions

Downloadable resource for banks and credit unions maneuvering the Covid-19 pandemic

FAQ - Consumers

Frequently Asked Questions for Bank Customers Affected by Coronavirus

Interagency Statement on Pandemic Planning

FDIC Statement on Business Continuity Management

Federal Reserve System
Small-Dollar Loans Statement

Federal agencies encourage banks, savings associations and credit unions to offer responsible small-dollar loans to consumers and small businesses 

Payment System Risk Policy

Federal Reserve Board announces implementation delay for changes to its Payment System Risk Policy regarding intraday credit

Flow of Credit

Federal Reserve Actions to Support the Flow of Credit to Households and Businesses

Federal Reserve Website/Resources

Additional information from the Federal Reserve

Additional Resources
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA):

Information for Federally Insured Credit Unions and Members

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

Further Information to Financial Institutions in Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

providing consumers with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage their finances

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

A reminder to financial institutions to remain alert to illicit financial activity during COVID-19

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Coronavirus resources from HUD program offices

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

Current News from FinCEN

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Final Rules - Including Covid-19 Rules

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Supervisory Guidance

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

SEC Coronavirus Response - for publicly traded financial institutions

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Mortgage and housing assistance during the Coronavirus national emergency

Resources for State of Illinois
State of Illinois Website for COVID-19

Information from the State regarding preparation, prevention, and resources for businesses and citizens

Small Business Covid-19 Relief Program

Vital economic support to small businesses and non-profits throughout Illinois to help overcome the loss of revenue during Covid-19

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

IDPH resources, updates and statistics

Illinois Unemployment Benefits

Links to important information for employers and those seeking to file for benefits

IDPH Daily Briefings

Links to daily press briefings and archived communications

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)

Resources for Illinois licensees and consumers impacted by the Coronavirus Disease 2019

Illinois Department of Commerce

Information for small businesses

State of Illinois News Page

Updates from the State and news briefings

Resources for State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Covid-19 Resources

Latest news and links to resources fromthe State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Dept of Health Services - Employer Links

Guidance for businesses and employers for responding to COVID-19 and Emergency Order #12

Wisconsin Dept of Health Services

Information for individual regarding symptoms, prevention, and Safer at Home

WI Dept of Workforce Development

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 Coronavirus and Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits for individuals and employers

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