Pandemic Planning for Banks

Pandemic Resources for Community Banks


Last updated: 03/30/2020, 8:55am CST

Business continuity planning during pandemics must include compliance considerations at every level and in every department of the bank—the current COVID-19 crisis is no different. Compliance Alliance developed these tools for all banks across the United States - regardless of membership - for the challenging weeks ahead.

Here are the bank pandemic planning tools:

Article: Pandemic Planning and the Financial Industry

NEW! COVID-19 CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Summary

COVID-19 Customer Prescreening Questionnaire

COVID-19 Employee Prescreening Questionnaire

COVID-19 Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Credential

NEW! COVID-19 FinCEN Guidance Summary

COVID-19 Help Sheet

NEW! COVID-19 Joint Guidance Small Dollar Lending Summary

COVID-19 Loan Modification Summary

COVID-19 Sample Regulator Notice

COVID-19 Sample Customer Letter

COVID-19 Skip-A-Pay Offer Letter

COVID-19 Skip-A-Pay Request Form

COVID-19 Lobby Closing Notice (Sample 1)

COVID-19 Lobby Closing Notice (Sample 2) 

Pandemic Checklist for Financial Institutions

Pandemic Policy

Additional COVID-19 Resources

C/A members can find more pandemic and business continuity tools on the website, and can ask our attorneys and compliance officers any questions that the bank may be grappling with during this difficult time. Please use these tools to assure proper guidance across your organizations. Feel free to download them and edit them to suit your needs in terms of branding, location and current status.

To find out more about membership, please contact (888) 353-3933.