Illinois Bankers Association

COVID-19 Information

The Illinois Bankers Association has developed this page of resources regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) to help keep Illinois banks informed as they plan and prepare for the disease. More information will be added as it becomes available.

IBA Resources

Bank Lending Programs and Resources

Federal Stimulus Legislation

State of Illinois

Federal Regulators and Agencies


Interagency Statement on Loan Modifications and Reporting for Financial Institutions Working with Customers Affected by the Coronavirus (March 22, 2020)

Joint Statement on CRA Consideration for Activities in Response to the COVID-19 - FIL-19-2020

Pandemic Planning: Joint Statement on Community Reinvestment Act Consideration for Activities in Response to COVID-19

Pandemic Planning: Joint Questions and Answers Regarding Statement About the Use of Capital and Liquidity Buffers

Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Issue Interim Final Rule for Money Market Liquidity Facility

Federal Banking Agencies Encourage Banks to Use Federal Reserve Discount Window (3/16/20)     

FFIEC Interagency Statement on Pandemic Planning (updated 2020)

Interagency Guidance on Banks Affected by Major Disasters (2017)

FFIEC Business Continuity Management Booklet

FFIEC Business Continuity Planning, Appendix D: Pandemic Planning

FBIIC/FSSCC 2007 Pandemic Flu Exercise After Action Report


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bankers and Consumers     


OCC Resource Page - COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) FAQs for National Banks and Federal Savings Associations

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

Pandemic Planning: Working with Customers Affected by Coronavirus and Regulatory Assistance - OCC Bulletin 2020-15

Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Actions to Support the Flow of Credit to Households and Businesses (3/15/20)

Supervisory Practices Regarding Financial Institutions Affected by Coronavirus - SR 20-4


FOMC Statement


COVID-19 and the St. Louis Fed




Protect Yourself from the Impact of the Coronavirus

Conference of State Bank Supervisors


Information on COVID-19 Coronavirus (including county-level map of cases, updated hourly)


Troubled Debt Restructurings Job Aid




FinCEN Encourages Financial Institutions to Communicate Concerns Related to the Coronavirus Disease and to Remain Alert to Related Illicit Financial Activity (3/16/20)


FinCEN Advisory to Financial Institutions Regarding Disaster-Related Fraud (10/31/17)



FHFA Suspends Foreclosures and Evictions for Enterprise-Backed Mortgages (March 18, 2020)



Mortgagee Letter 2020-04 - Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium in connection with the Presidentially Declared COVID-19 National Emergency (March 18, 2020)




Coronavirus Tax Relief Webpage

Notice 2020-17 - Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic (March 18, 2020)


Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Site




Coronavirus (COVID-19) website


Office of Personnel Management


Memorandum (March 7, 2020) - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Additional Guidance  and Questions and Answers for Federal agencies regarding COVID-19 and human resources policies  


Memorandum (March 3, 2020) - Preliminary Guidance to Agencies during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Guidance on telework and Federal mission resilience, workplace safety, domestic travel and international travel for Federal employees, and visitor access to Federal offices and buildings    


Memorandum (February 7, 2020) - Human Resources Flexibilities Available for Federal Employees Impacted by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Guidance on human resources flexibilities and authorities, including leave and other paid time off, work schedule flexibilities, and hiring and pay flexibilities    


Memorandum (February 3, 2020) - 2019 Novel Coronavirus  - Links to CDC, OSHA, and Department of State resources




ACH Operations Bulletin #2-2020: Nacha Issues Reminder Regarding ACH Responsibilities to Financial Institutions Potentially Impacted by Coronavirus




Pandemic-Related Business Continuity Planning, Guidance and Regulatory Relief - Regulatory Notice 20-08


FINRA Provides Guidance on Pandemic Preparedness - Regulatory Notice 09-59


FINRA 2009 Pandemic Survey Results


EPA - List of Products for Use Against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Other Associations and Orgs

Illinois State Bar Association

COVID-19 Judicial Information

COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellness Resources Pandemic Planning

American Bankers Association Resources 

Includes comprehensive information from several federal agencies, financial regulatory agencies and others. The page also includes information on frauds and scams that have been reported in conjunction with the outbreak. Article - Coronavirus and Cash: Why Consumers Should be Cautious, But Not Fearful of Handling Dollars


RUSH Center for Quality, Safety and Value Analytics Forecast

HR Resources

Insurance Information and Resources

Illinois Bankers Group Insurance Trust Resources

Frauds and Scams

Nonprofit Organizations / Partnerships

Nonprofit Organizations/Partnerships - assisting with financial well-being

Community Foundation and United Way Establish COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Capital Region in Illinois (March 17, 2020)


Housing Action Illinois    

COVID-19 Information and Resources  

Get Help with Housing

Operation HOPE - Phone: 888-388-HOPE (4673)

United Way of Illinois