COVID-19 Resource Center

The COVID-19 outbreak has had far-reaching effects for Floridians. Federal, state, and local entities are providing various resources to empower us to fight the spread of COVID-19, mitigate its effects, and continue to carry on with our daily lives. We’ve compiled many of those resources here for your convenience.

Disaster Relief

Grants Information for Households & Families

Reemployment Assistance

  • Florida Reemployment Assistance FAQ’s
  • File Reemployment Assistance Claim – the claim system is currently experiencing overload. However, it is important that you still apply if you require assistance. Please note that the Department of Economic Opportunity has temporarily waived the one-week waiting period for unemployed persons to begin collecting benefits

Paycheck Protection Program

 

Educational Resources

Statewide School Closure Updates

Scholastic Learn at Home – Educational curricula being offered for free while schools are closed

Dept. of Education scholastic resource list

PBS Kids Daily Newsletter – Offers fun & educational activities your children can take part in at home

 

For Small Businesses

Dept. of Labor – Resources for workers & employers

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance – Information on the US Small Business Administration’s disaster loan program

Small Business Bridge Loan Program – Information on the state of Florida’s small business emergency loan program

Paycheck Protection Program – SBA Loan for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

Florida SBDC – COVID-19 preparedness & recovery resources from the Small Business Development Council

U.S. Chamber Small Business Guide

 

 

For Senior Citizens

AARP – What you need to know about coronavirus

Department of Elder Affairs

Other Resources:

Free meals for children under 18

Provided by the Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Reemployment Assistance – Resources to help unemployed Floridians provided by the Department of Economic Opportunity

Price Gouging reporting center

Provided by the office of the Attorney General

Coronavirus Tax Relief

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