Small Business and COVID-19; Stamford Health Adds Hotline

March 14, 2020

Here are some helpful resources for small business owners impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus)

CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers Impacted by Coronavirus:

SBA Guidance for Businesses and Employers Impacted by Coronavirus:

SBA Low-Interest Loans to help Small Businesses Affected by Disasters:

DECD Guidance for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus:

*Note: The SBA is currently finalizing disaster declarations related to Coronavirus. Once these are released, small businesses can apply. Check the website daily to see if/when CT will be eligible and/or call the CT SBA Office at 860-240-4700


Unemployment FAQ’s during COVID-19 can be found here:

Staying updated:


Governor’s daily press conference is at CT-N: CT-N

Follow COVID19 updates on FB: @CTCovid19Response and Twitter: Covid19C

Ask your Smart Speaker for the 411 Coronavirus podcast

Puerto Rico Update:

There is COVID19 news from Puerto Rico. Read today’s update here:

Homeless and student meals

The State of CT is putting into place plans for unsheltered homeless individuals and families who have symptoms of COVId19.

Grab and Go lunches for school children. Many local communities are providing Grab and Go food for kids while schools are closed. To find your local information go to your town or school website. #OperationChildNutrition

Stamford Health will be available to answer your COVID-19 (coronavirus) questions and concerns seven days a week with a hotline. Please call (203) 276-4111. Stamford Health care team members will be standing by.

You can also access the Stamford Health COVID-19 website at