NCSB COVID-19 Resources
NCSB has complied this list of resources for our member states. NCSB does not maintain nor is responsible for the information accessible through these resources. If you have any issues or concerns with any of the sites, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
International COVID-19 ResourcesFor State Regulatory Boards
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State COVID-19 Resources
(Note – NCSB will post state resources provided from their member states)
COVID-19 MANDATES AND GUIDANCE:
The governor has issued a mandate or the board has issued guidance for this program.
Please click here to read how this may affect you.
AUDs, SLPs, SLPAs, and Telemedicine/Telepractice
On March 25, 2020, Gov. Doug Ducey signed “Executive Order 2020-15: Expansion of Telemedicine”. The order clarifies the ability of hearing aid dispensers, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists to practice through telehealth in order to decrease the spread of COVID-19 through in-person patient visits.
COVID-19 Updates and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Audiology Licensure: https://dpo.colorado.gov/Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology Certification: https://dpo.colorado.gov/SLP
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Colorado: State & National Resources - https://covid19.colorado.gov/
Audiology Licensure: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing--Investigations/Audiologist-Licensure/Audiologist-Licensure
Speech-Language Pathology Licensure: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing--Investigations/SLP/Speech-and-Language-Pathologist--Licensure
Notice: Governor Lamont's "Stay Safe, Stay Home" executive order remains in effect. All non-essential workers statewide are being directed to work from home. For the latest information, executive orders, and guidance related to coronavirus (COVID-19), visit ct.gov/coronavirus
Important COVID-19 information from the Division of Professional Regulation: https://dpr.delaware.gov/infoguide/
- District of Columbia
COVID-19 Updates: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/
Telehealth Updates: https://floridasspeechaudiology.gov/latest-news/telehealth/
A MESSAGE FROM THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSING BOARD DIVISION:
Due to COVID-19 and for the health and safety of consumers, the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs offices will be closed to the public through Thursday, April 30th or until further notice.
During this period of office closure, no walk-in services will be available and the public is strongly encouraged to use our online services. For a full listing of online services go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.
Information about novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
Get the latest information about coronavirus and the Indiana Department of Health preparations here - coronavirus.in.gov
Guidance Related to Governor Reynolds Proclamations and COVID-19
COVID-19 Alert - For the latest information on the novel coronavirus in Kentucky, please visit kycovid19.ky.gov
LBESPA’s Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: https://www.lbespa.org/assets/docs/News/LBESPAsResponsewithEmailsandAttachments.pdf
State of Louisiana COVID-19 Updates: http://ldh.la.gov/Coronavirus/
Given the COVID-19 health emergency, social distancing and other precautions in compliance with Maine CDC recommendations, we are restricting access to the Gardiner Annex of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to employees and contractors. For the safety of the public and our staff, we are requesting that all parties use our online, email or telephone services whenever possible to transact business, make inquiries or file complaints. During this time, we intend to continue to deliver high quality services to regulated entities and to the general public while focusing on delivering those services remotely.
Contact 211 Maine for answers to frequently asked questions on COVID-19:
Dial 211(or 1-866-811-5695)
Text your ZIP code to 898-211
211 is TTY and Video Relay accessible if calling from Maine
NEW: CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION:
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Provider Enrollment Notice: Board Update on Covid-19
The Maryland Department of Health has provided information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak
COVID-19 Essential Services FAQs
Board of Audiology: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_27529_31491---,00.html
Board of Speech-Language Pathology: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_27529_53664---,00.html
BOARD INFORMATION ON COVID-19
Interstate Licensure Registration
As authorized by 10-3-118 MCA, and Governor Steve Bullock’s directive, The Montana Department of Labor and Industry has implemented an interstate licensure registration for out of state licensees in response to COVID-19. Licensed professionals from out of state can register in Montana to work for a defined period of time. We will evaluate your home state license according to licensing regulation in Montana, to verify it is currently active, unrestricted, and in good standing, and issue you a registration to work in Montana. If you are looking to work in Montana longer than the current state of emergency is in effect, please also submit a full application through our regular online process.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): https://www.nvspeechhearing.org/article.asp?id=2
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
Boards & Commissions Procedures During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (CLICK HERE FOR NOTICE)
Boards & Commissions Notice of Closure of Non-Essential Services (CLICK HERE FOR NOTICE)
- New York
Advisory Notice: For the latest information on COVID-19 issues impacting the licensed professions, including professional exam updates, please visit OP’s COVID-19 website.
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
For more information on Ohio’s response to COVID-19, visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.
COVID-19 Updates: https://www.oregon.gov/bspa/Pages/COVID-19.aspx
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
IMPORTANT LLR INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
SC GOVERNOR HENRY MCMASTER'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND NEWS RELEASES AND SC DHEC'S DAILY UPDATES RELATED TO COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)
- South Dakota
Audiology Licensure: https://doh.sd.gov/boards/audiology/
Speech-Language Pathology Licensure: https://doh.sd.gov/boards/speechpath/
Information About The Ongoing Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: https://www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19.html
COVID-19 Information from the TN Department of Health: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html
COVID-19: TDLR Waives Continuing Education, Other Requirements: https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/slpa/slpa.htm
Audiology Licensure: https://sos.vermont.gov/
Speech-Language Pathology Licensure: https://sos.vermont.gov/
COVID-19 Response: https://sos.vermont.gov/secretary-s-desk/about-the-office/covid-19-response/
Our response to COVID-19, What you need to Know: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/AboutDHP/News/Content-328201-en.html
COVID-19 Updates: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus
- West Virginia
State of West Virginia COVID-19 updates: www.coronavirus.wv.gov
COVID-19 Updates: https://covid19.wyo.gov/
National Association COVID-19 Resources