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COVID-19 Resources

As COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, continues to spread rapidly around the world and throughout the United States, the Aluminum Association is prioritizing the health and safety of our members and staff – and we are working tirelessly to ensure that aluminum producers can continue to operate as part of the critical manufacturing sector.  

The Aluminum Association has released a framework for policymakers developing economic stimulus and other programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The document – “American Aluminum Jobs: Essential to the Nation” – calls for a number of immediate measures to support the industry during the ongoing public health crisis. Aluminum industry stakeholders can find a letter from the association here affirming the important role of aluminum as a core part of the critical manufacturing sector (as recognized by CISA). 
 
 
We are continuously compiling updates and resources to help you stay informed on this rapidly evolving situation. However, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Association team anytime with questions, issues or requests at policy@aluminum.org
 

Industry-Wide Survey

The Aluminum Association recently launched an industry-wide survey: “Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Aluminum Industry.” The survey was developed as a way of sharing best health and safety practices for the aluminum industry related to the spread of COVID-19 as well as to help participants better understand its impact on aluminum-related supply chains and end-use markets. The association plans to conduct this survey, which should take around 10 minutes to complete, every two weeks so that we can share with participants if — and how — conditions are evolving.  
 
You can complete the third round of the survey here. And you can find a summary of the second survey HERE. Participants receive a complete, detailed report.
 

Resource Pages by Topic

Association Briefings (Members Only)

Recordings and materials from Aluminum Association industry briefings on COVID-19.

Federal Response & Legislation 

Summary of federal measures to support businesses, workers and health care systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Industry Resources 

Resources specific to the aluminum industry and the Aluminum Association’s response.

National Guidance & Federal Resources 

Guidelines from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal agencies for businesses and individuals.

Public Health Resources 

Latest public health information from the CDC, World Health Organization, Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere. 

Shipping, Cargo & Travel Information  

The latest on changes for shippers, cargo and international and domestic travel.

Small Business Resources 

Information for small businesses seeking access to state and federal relief.

State-Level Information 

Shelter-in-place, legislation and other measures by state governments. Interactive map courtesy of GovPredict.

News

May 20, 2020
Canadian Import Levels Consistent with Historical Volumes, Additional Monitoring Still Needed
April 29, 2020
Additional Funding Sought from Congress for FY21