We know that the rapid spread of COVID-19 has presented critical and unimaginable challenges to your company, your employees, and your customers. Your health and safety, and that of your employees and customers, is of paramount concern to all of us at TMA. We are wholly focused on keeping you informed and equipped with tools that can sustain the continuity of your business and the important services that you provide to your communities.
Call for Action
If you are contacting or have contacted any state or locality to ask to be designated as an essential business, we urgently ask you to share with us who you are speaking/corresponding with and what has been the result.
If you are aware of any city or state issuing Stay-at-Home orders, can you please share with us ?
If you hear that any part of the country is considering going to non-response, would you please notify us also?
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TMA has compiled the following links to resources that provide information to assist you.
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For stations monitoring UL 2050 accounts, US Federal Information Security Oversight Office (ISSOO ) notice to cleared contractors – Guidelines for alternative operations for alarm monitoring during the COVID-19 pandemic
LAW ENFORCEMENT, PUBLIC SAFETY, AND OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS (Page 6)
Workers – including contracted vendors — who maintain, manufacture, or supply equipment and services supporting law enforcement emergency service and response operations (to include electronic security and life safety security personnel).
COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (Page 11)
Communications: Workers providing electronic security, fire, monitoring and life safety services, and to ensure physical security, cleanliness and safety of facilities and personnel, including temporary licensing waivers for security personnel to work in other States of Municipalities.
We want to provide you, our members, with the most up-to-date information. We now have access to 3rd party resources to track, not only the initial State Order, but also all State Orders, as well as that of cities and other areas. The following three resources, managed by third-parties, have information on all Orders issued by States and/or jurisdictions.
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