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These resources are constantly being updated with current COVID-19 related information on the Federal, State, and Local levels. This information is both for businesses and the general public. Newest resources are at top of each section.


Reopening Resources Official Reopening Requirements & Guidelines 5/18/20

Four-Phased Approach to Reopening Massachusetts

Industry Specific Safety Reopening Guidelines

Rethink - Reopen - Rebound

On-Site Disinfecting Services

Local Hand Sanitizer Source


Ways to Support Local

COVID-19 Support Local Business Bingo

Play to win, all while supporting local!


Financial Assistance

PPP Forgiveness Revised 6/5/20

PPP Full Forgiveness Application 6/16/20

PPP EZ Loan Forgiveness Application 6/16/20


Banks Accepting PPP Applications from Non-Customers:

2nd Round of PPP to Begin on 4/27/20

EIDL & PPP Comparison as of 4/16/20

Federal Tax Relief Provisions

Infographic: Understanding Small Business Loans Available through the CARES Act

SBA Debt Relief Program

MA Small Business Tax Relief Overview

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program Overview

Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet

Paycheck Protection Program Application Form (PPP)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Application

Emergency Loans Small Business Guide & Checklist

Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program


Workforce Information

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program

Rapid Response - Workshare for Employers Program

Rapid Response - Layoff Aversion

Emergency FMLA & Emergency Paid Sick Leave Eligibility

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

Department of Unemployment Assistance

Department of Unemployment Assistance Virtual Town Halls

Governor Extends Non-Essential Business Closures to May 4th List of Essential Services to Remain Open 3/23 - 5/18

  • Not on this list and think you should be? Businesses can apply for Essential Services designation via this form.
  • Please refer to the Essential Services FAQ Page for any questions regarding your business's status BEFORE submitting an application.


General Resources

Governor Signs Bill Authorizing the Selling of Mixed Drinks for Off-Premises Consumption 

Burlington Board of Health to Permit Temporary Selling of Groceries at Restaurants 

Governor Extends Stay at Home Order to May 18th

Governor Signs Bill H4598 Allowing Restaurants to Sell Beer & Wine with Takeout

Beth Israel Lahey Health Stop the Spread Tips

Center For Disease Control Resources

Congressman Seth Moulton MA Sixth District Resources Business/Employers Guidance & Directives

Town of Burlington COVID-19 Resources for Business


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