Coronavirus Resources for the Consumer Technology Industry

COVID-19 is disrupting supply chains and manufacturing around the world. We are committed to providing members relevant information on handling the health crisis and the impact on our industry.

We will refresh this page regularly with the most up-to-date information.

Updated: March 8, 2021

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® continues to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and tracking what this means for our industry. We’re identifying best practices to address broader business challenges, including protecting your employee’s health and preventing the spread of the virus.

As states look to recover from the pandemic, CTA is providing guidance, tools and resources that our members can use to help them navigate through the process. We will update this member resource page regularly. 


Related CTA Resources

Digital Health Resources to Help Face COVID-19

Innovation in digital health such as telemedicine, remote patient monitoring and real-time communication between patients and clinicians — can play an important role in helping address the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 


Resources for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

We know small businesses will be particularly impacted by the health crisis. Stay up-to-date with the latest information, news and direction on where to find support for small business loans and government relief during this economic disruption. 


Navigating Workforce Reentry

Key Guidelines for Navigating Workforce Reentry
Key Guidelines for Navigating Workforce Reentry

As cities and governments contemplate lifting shelter-in-place and workplace restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, companies need to prepare for workforce reentry.

COVID-19 Resources for State Leaders
COVID-19 Resources for State Leaders

As states respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, stay informed of the latest state government guidance and access state-specific resources and information.

Masters in Leadership Webinars

Masters in Leadership Webinar Series

Produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

Masters of Leadership is a virtual leadership event series that showcases innovative management strategies and bold leadership principles from some of the most prominent public figures and business leaders in our country.

CTA Research

Special 2020 Industry Forecast Update: Assessing COVID-19 Impact

CTA quantifies the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic will have on core consumer technology products and services, providing an early glimpse of how the virus will affect U.S. industry demand in 2020.  

Other CTA Reports

COVID-19 Impact: Telework & the New Home Office
Coronavirus Member Impact Study: April
CTA Tech Use and Purchase Tracker: COVID-19 Impact
Watch the full session.

COVID-19 Impact: The Current Landscape and a Look Ahead

In this presentation from the virtual Technology & Standards Spring Forum, CTA analysts address what the current data is telling us — what areas of the tech sector are most affected and the role shifting societal behaviors play in this unprecedented health crisis.


Business Continuity and Contingency Planning

Employment and Labor Guidance Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Employment and Labor Guidance Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, what you need to know about the CARES Act and options for weathering the storm. 

More Business Planning Resources

COVID-19 Critical Infrastructure Sector Response Planning
Business Continuity Plan
Business Planning Resources
Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

News and Advice

Op-Ed | Nov. 12, 2020
The Future of Work – Beyond the Pandemic and the Shift to Skills-Based Hiring
Op-Ed | Sept. 24, 2020
Connecting Remote Offices and Classrooms Across America
Op-Ed | Aug. 21, 2020
Top-Level Advice for Moving Forward in the Age of COVID-19
Op-Ed | July 28, 2020
Why an All-Digital CES 2021 is the Right Thing to Do
Op-Ed | July 24, 2020
How Tech and COVID-19 Will Shift Us to Value-Based Health Care
Op-Ed | July 9, 2020
Innovate To Open Schools This Fall

Additional Government Resources

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel
Protecting workers from potential exposure to 2019-nCoV
Guidance for Securing Video Conferencing
Activities and Initiatives Supporting U.S. Reopening
COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings
Telework Guidance and Resources
Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe
Guide to Global Digital Tools for COVID-19 Response
Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown or Reduced Operation