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Map Shows Airport Locations Where TSA Agents Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

By on March 19, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Map Shows Airport Locations Where TSA Agents Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The TSA has created a map showing airport locations where officers worked who are known to have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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OPM Director Dale Cabaniss Abruptly Resigns

on March 18, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Dale Cabaniss, the director of the government’s Office of Personnel Management, resigned abruptly on Tuesday, effective immediately.

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USDA Closes Office Wing Due to Coronavirus But Faces Concerns on Telework

on March 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has closed a wing of its headquarters after one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting concerns from some employees about the agency's telework policies.

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HHS Network Experiences Weekend Cyber-Attack

on March 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Health and Human Services Department suffered a cyber-attack on its computer system, part of what people familiar with the incident called a campaign of disruption and disinformation that was aimed at undermining the response to the coronavirus pandemic and may have been the work of a foreign actor.

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DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

By on March 14, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Orders Halt of All Domestic Travel for Agency Personnel

The Defense Department has ordered a stop of all agency related domestic travel to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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VA Reports Five Coronavirus Cases As It Steps Up Screening, Restrictions

on March 12, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Veterans Affairs medical facilities across the country are screening patients and restricting visitors to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus as the agency grapples with five cases of COVID-19.

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SEC Becomes First Federal Agency to Ask DC Employees to Telework Over Potential Coronavirus Case

on March 10, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Securities and Exchange Commission is asking all personnel based at its headquarters to work from home due to an employee who may have coronavirus, becoming the first federal agency to ask its Washington employees to stay home.

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NASA Ames Employee Tests Postive For Coronavirus; Employees Told To Work Remotely

on March 9, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

An employee at NASA’s Ames Research Center tested positive for coronavirus and the whole center has been put on a mandatory telework status until further notice, NASA officials said Sunday.

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Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Flowers?

By on March 4, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Flowers?

Where should federal agencies be buying their flowers? It’s an issue that has generated more interest in Congress than you might think.

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DHS Offices Closed in Washington State After Employee Falls Ill

on March 3, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The DHS office in King County, Washington, is closed for two weeks, after an employee apparently contracted coronavirus after visiting a relative at the Life Care nursing facility, which is experiencing a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

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