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: May 27, 2020

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® is monitoring 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 reopen, CTA is providing guidance, tools and resources that our members can use to build their recovery plan and 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 State Executive Action Map
COVID-19 State Executive Action Map

Stay up-to-date with executive actions including stay at home orders, public health mandates and phased reopening plans in all 50 states.

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.

Watch On-Demand

Masters of Leadership: U.S. Senator Mitt Romney and CTA CEO Gary Shapiro
Masters of Leadership: Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
Masters of Leadership: Former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie

Join the CTA Connect COVID-19 Discussion Forum

With our life routines disrupted by the pandemic, we want you to stay connected and informed. We can all benefit from our collective insight. Talk to your fellow CTA members about the crisis, share best practices and discuss your challenges and solutions.

The forum is open to all CTA members.

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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
Weekly 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 Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
Business Planning Resources
Risk Management for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
Business Continuity Plan

News and Advice

Op-Ed | May 26, 2020
The Ninja Future of the Second Stage COVID-19 World
Op-Ed | May 18, 2020
Eight Silver Linings I See in a Time of Uncertainty
Op-Ed | May 14, 2020
The U.S. Needs Cybersecurity Now: Public-Private Partnerships, Not Top-Down Rules
Op-Ed | May 7, 2020
We need smart solutions to mitigate the coronavirus’s impact. Here are 34.
Article | May 06, 2020
On Extending Compassion: Making Mental Health a Priority
Article | May 3, 2020
Reaching the Consumer: The Challenge of Product and Service Delivery During a Pandemic
Op-Ed | April 24, 2020
In coronavirus crisis it's time to back off big tech: Consumer Technology Association CEO
Article | April 21, 2020
By Sea and Air: COVID-19's Twin Pressures on International Shipping
Article | April 20, 2020
How the Tech Sector is Fighting the Pandemic
Infographic | April 17, 2020
Tech For Good: How Innovation is Helping Us Fight the Pandemic

Additional Government Resources

Dept. of Treasury
Interim Final Rule on Loan Forgiveness
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel
Dept. of Treasury
Interim Final Rule on Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower Responsibilities
Protecting workers from potential exposure to 2019-nCoV
Guidance for Securing Video Conferencing
FCC Resources: Keep Americans Connected
COVID-19 Telehealth Program