List of Free Technology Software Support to Counties:

There is a lot of support for counties in regards to free software that will not only aid in your decision making but also assist in the transition to staff telecommuting if needed. To view NACo's list of free COVID-19 software, please click here.

Sample Teleworking Policies:

As counties set up employees to work from home, NACo has compiled a few samples of telework policies from across across the nation. Click here to view some sample policies.

Homeland Security and Homeland Defense Data Sets:

As Homeland Security and Homeland Defense (HLS/HD) Mission Partners respond to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all applicable licensed datasets have been released to Local, Tribal, and Territorial users with COVID-19 operational needs. This expanded access covers these additional data products: Licensed Parcel Data; 2020 Roads and Routing Dataset; and Dun & Bradstreet Business Points Data. Click here for directions on how to access this information.

Cyber Security in a Time of Crisis:

On April 1, 2020, NACo hosted a webinar with Facebook and Stay Safe Online regarding technology resources. Click here to view notes from that webinar.

Virtual Meeting Platforms

NACo created some clear and simple guidelines and tips for running secure virtual meetings with the following softwares - GoToWebinar, Zoom, Cisco WebX, and Microsoft Teams. NACo analyzed their key features and security procedures. To view the general guide, please click here. For the guidebook on best practices, please click here.