League Offers COVID-19 Resource List and Update on League Annual Meeting — 3/13/20

In the wake of unprecedented public health challenges, League President Ken Watts sent an email to credit unions on Friday afternoon listing resources they can tap into when considering how to best manage their operations.

“We are closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and continue to look to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, as well as state and local governments on how best to manage future events,” Watts stated.

“At this time, the League's 84th Annual Meeting remains scheduled as planned for May 7-9 at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. Please know that the well-being of our staff and credit union attendees are our top priority and we'll continue to monitor developments as this situation unfolds,” he added.

CUNA has developed a survey on how credit unions are helping their members, their employees, other credit unions, and their communities during this public health emergency. Watts encouraged credit unions to take a few minutes and respond to the survey so solid data can documented on all the good work credit unions are doing on behalf of their members.

“For credit unions, these are certainly unprecedented times. Accommodating members who may have new financial challenges caused by COVID 19 is certainly a top priority,” Watts explained. “The health of credit union staff is another top concern as is maintaining a clean and safe work environment.”

Here are a number of links below that contain a wealth of valuable information:


CUNA Mutual Group

Agility Resources (This is a free Pandemic Preparedness Package.)

Credit Union Webinar Network (This is a link to a free Pandemic Preparedness Webinar.)

Policy Works has extensive policy suggestions and sample policy wording on Business Continuity Planning - Pandemic Preparedness. This is free through the League website.

“League staff has been working with a number of credit unions on issues related to COVID-19 and would be glad to assist your credit union as well. Please let us know if we can be of help,” Watts stated.

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