COVID-19 News & Alerts

The NSSF is working hard during this national crisis to make sure that our members are allowed to stay in business, providing safety and security for Americans and crucial products for members of the law enforcement and military communities.

This includes an effort to inform the Department of Homeland Security on the essential nature of our firearm and ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors and ranges – all of which should be explicitly listed as part of our nation’s Critical Infrastructure.

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On the state front, our team is working in each state and many localities to ensure our industry and the critical role it plays is not hampered by well-intended Executive Orders seeking to stem the spread of the virus. Here is a list of the orders we are actively tracking, and what they mean for our members. Please note this is a rapidly changing list, and that many of the orders are subject to interpretation. If you’re not receiving our alerts, please opt in.

COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

Voluntary ideas to improve the environment of indoor ranges, retail stores and workplaces to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Safe Work Practices for Manufactures and Suppliers During Covid-19

In the world of Covid-19 manufacturer’s and suppliers can be faced with a tremendous amount of decisions regarding continuing safe operations.

Here is guidance from the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and a detailed playbook shared by Lear Corporation that may provide useful information for your consideration.

COVID-19: Changes to Hunting & Fishing Regulations
As states scramble to slow the spread of COVID-19 and enact a wide range of regulations to enforce social distance, many hunters, anglers, and outdoor recreators are left wondering what they’re allowed to do. Updates to regulations and rule changes available from

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