COVID19 Business & Employee Assistance Programs

Yarmouth Town Seal ImageAs we weather the storm of COVID19 effects together as a community, there are many programs and options being developed to provide assistance to businesses/small businesses to manage the economic effects. 

As they become available we will continue to add them to this page dedicated to business options and employee assistance programs now and in the future. This is page is not all-inclusive of government and programmatic assistance available to businesses but we will do our best to provide all services we become aware of.

US Small Business Administration Announcement

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., Small Business Administration Logo imageand territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. More info on this and other businesses assistance programs can be found here: 

Essential vs Non-Essential Businesses

Please visit this link on Mass.Gov to understand the definitions of essential vs non-essential businesses during this Mass.Gov logo image Opens in new windowtime.

Always visit Mass.Gov directly for the latest information and programs. 

Business Loans & Unemployment Information

March 2020

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COVID 19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses

Please visit the following Mass.Gov Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program link to learn more about a variety of programs as well as some FAQs and relief measures by Mass.Gov

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Please visit the State COVID-19 Unemployment Information page informed on the latest related to Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) and COVID-19.

Small Business Assistance

March 2020

Small Business Administration’s Administrator, Jovita Carranza, announced automatic deferments through Small Business Administration Logo imageDecember 31, 2020 for borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. View the full press release on the SBA Newsroom page here.

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Massachusetts Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Please view the following Press Releases and information provided by the SBA to assist businesses during this crisis. 

March 18 SBA News Release 278- English
March 18 SBA News Release 279- Spanish

SBA Fact Sheet - Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Visit their website below for more information and to apply.

Click to Visit SBA Website

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