The situation with the Covid-19 outbreak changes all the time.  UMIP wants to help you protect your people, property, and finances through this situation.  We have compiled a list of links to sites that can provide you with up-to-date information that will help you access resources for continuing your church’s operation and getting the latest information on insurance, your conference’s updates, and ways to protect yourself and others.


General Council on Finance and Administration


General Council on Finance and Administration is committed to its customers and staff during this time. We've published videos and guides - on eGiving, Live Streaming, Congressional legislation related to Covid-19 like the CARES and Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and more - to help your ministry.

State Departments of Insurance


Your State Department of Insurance will provide the latest updates on how your insurance coverage may be affected by shutdowns.  Check here to find the latest information on news about non-payment and cancellation grace periods for your state.


Conference Websites


Most conferences have websites with information for your church about their current actions and advice in dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak.  Check here to see what your conference and others have available.

General Information


There are many sites available with information about the outbreak and means to protect yourself and others from the spread of the virus.  These sites have some of the best available information.  The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has an FAQ section that is available in 12 languages.

Center for Disease Control

National Institute of Health


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center FAQ

Insurance Information Institute

National Association of Insurance Commissioners


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