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JANUARY 2021: COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Essential Workers—Getting Started

2020 INDUSTRY DATA: Dietary Supplement Usage Up Dramatically During Pandemic, Ipsos-CRN Survey Shows

Moving forward safely and responsibly

Get answers to frequently-asked questions about COVID-19 and dietary supplements

CRN updates below 
Additional updates from trusted sources

(Including state guidance/information on essential business and sample badge/letter templates for employees)

Learning opportunities





April 6

Supplement Industry Associations Applaud FDA Actions to Protect Consumers from Fraudulent Products Related to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)


March 31

CARES Act: Information on Assistance for Small Businesses from the U.S. Treasury


March 28 

Federal Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA): Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce 


March 26

Recording of Covington & Burling LLP expert teleconference on COVID-19's impact on the dietary supplement industry 


March 23 Letter to FDA

Joint association letter requesting 120-day extensions for FDA Regulations, Guidance Documents, and Federal Register Notices with open comment periods


March 20 Letter to Governors

Joint association letter to governors calling for special accommodation for critical infrastructure industries


March 19 Press Release, White Paper and Coalition Letters

CRN calls on officials to classify dietary supplement facilities as essential during COVID-19 pandemic

March 18 Meeting Report

CRN reports from FDA COVID-19 'Food Stakeholders Briefing'



March 11 Podcast

COVID-19’s effects on the supplement supply chain – podcast with CRN's Jim Griffiths


March 10 Call Summary 

Covington & Burling LLP call 'COVID-19 Evolving Considerations for Global Business' 



February 11 Press Release

Industry coalition reminds consumers, retailers that dietary supplements may not claim to cure, prevent coronavirus

Ongoing updates from trusted outside sources


Links to policies put in place at the federal, state, and local levels to deal with the pandemic

State Guidance/Information on Essential Business

Many refer to the DHS Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce. Get sample badge/letter templates for employees here.

CRN is curating state orders below as they are announced. The New York Times also has a web resource updating with new announcements as they are made.