If you're a rural resident looking for help to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new online guide.

The COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide is billed as "a first-of-its kind resource for rural leaders looking for federal funding and partnership opportunities to address this pandemic." It's available at https://www.rd.usda.gov/sites/default/files/USDA_COVID-19_Fed_Rural_Resource_Guide.pdf.

USDA also says its has taken immediate action to help farmers, ranchers and others hurt by the pandemic. More information: www.usda.gov/cornoravirus.