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For specific updates on states that have closed non-essential businesses and what businesses are included as essential, please click this link.
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State Business ClosuresSchool ClosuresUnemployment Insurance FDD UpdatesLegislative/Executive Actions Extra Links 1Extra Links 2Extra Links 3Extra Links 4
Gov Loans to Businesses
Additional Financial Relief
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AlabamaNon-essential businesses closed. Schools closed through end of school year. Unemployment ResourcesNon-registration state.Legislative Reconvening postponed to a date TBD.

Enacted Legislation: House Bill 186
Provides $5M in funding to the Department of Public Health to be used for coronavirus preparedness and response activities.
Legislative datesHB 186
Updated executive orders.
Lt. Gov and Gov divided on virus response. Eligible for SBA loan fund. Birmingham loan program
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AlaskaShelter in place ordered. Schools closed through at least 5/1. Unemployment ResourcesNon-registration state.Access to the Capitol is restricted to lawmakers, staff, and credentialed journalists

Legislative dates are unchanged.

COVID 19 Announcement - see extra links
Legislative scheduleCapitol ClosingCOVID 19 Announcement
Updated Executive Orders
Eligible for SBA loan fund.
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ArizonaGovernor issues list of essential businesses in case Arizona closes non-essential businesses in the future. Schools closed through 4/10.Unemployment ResourcesNon-registration state.Committee chairs are to limit testimony. GOP encouraging public to call lawmakers.

Enacted Legislation: Senate Bill 1051
Appropriates $50M to combat the public health emergency caused by COVID 19.
Limit on testimonySB 1051
Updated Executive Orders.
General COVID 19 websiteEligible for SBA loan fund.
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ArkansasRestaurants and bars to offer takeout and delivery only. Gyms and other facilities closed to essential uses only.
Schools authorized to close from 3/17 through spring break.
Unemployment Resources Non-registration state.Governor has closed the Capitol.

House and Senate set to convene for fiscal session on 4/8.
Capitol closingFiscal session
Updated Executive Orders.
General COVID 19 websiteEligible for SBA loan fund. Quick loan program
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CaliforniaCalifornia has issued a "Shelter in Place" order - link to EO and additional information.

Schools likely to be closed through rest of the year. Unemployment resourcesNO EXTENSION

Requesting businesses to file online

Allowing DocuSign

Waiving $225 late fee

Paper filings will be deemed to waive automatic effectiveness

Legislature recessed early until 4/13 - current speculation is that the recess will be longer than 4/13.

Senators Gonzalez and Wiener pushing Gov. Newsome to preclude commercial foreclosures through executive action.

Pending Legislation: Assembly Bill 3216
■ Regarding paid and unpaid sick, employee healthcare plans, life insurance, etc.

Recess newsNewsome announces sales tax reprieve for small businessesAB3216Updated News, inlcuding Executive Orders.Eligible for SBA disaster loans. LA Microloan Program for Small BusinessSacramento Economic Relief
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Colorado Stay at home order issued.

All schools closed from 3/23-4/17.Unemployment resourcesNon-registration state.Legislative session suspendedUpdated Executive OrdersBusiness resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans. Denver providing $7,500 cash loans to qualifying small businesses
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ConnecticutStay at home order issued with suspension of non-essential business. Schools likely closed until fallInformation on waived work search requirements and providing benefits to furloughed employees. Business opportunity state - Conn. Department of Banking State Capitol closed, legislative business postponed until 3/30. Updated Press Releases/Executive Orders. Essential business guidanceCoronavirus FAQEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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D.C. Non essential businesses closedSchools closed. Unemployment ResourcesNo registration DC passed a series of measures Tuesday (3/17) night designed to help businesses and employees dealing with COVID 19 B23-0718 COVID 19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020Press releases. Eligible for SBA disaster loans. Small business microgrant
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Delaware Stay at home order issued. Information regarding definition of essential business included in extra links.
Schools closed through 5/15Delaware Department of Labor GuidanceNon-registration state.Session postponed indefinitely

EO regarding child care linked here.
Session postponed. Executive Order updates.
Essential business guidance
COVID 19 media updatesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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FloridaSafer at home order in placeSchools closed through 4/15.Unemployment ResourcesNon-registration state.Gov. activated the emergency bridge loan program for small businesses. See extra links.

Legislature approved budget. Linked here.
Emergency bridge loan program. Application page for bridge loan program. Executive Order updates. Gov. Desantis orders mandatory quarantine for travelers from areas with substantial community spread, including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.Eligible for SBA disaster loans. State bridge loan program to businesses.
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GeorgiaStay at home order in placeSchools closed for the remainder of the school year. Unemployment Resources Non-registration stateLegislature is on break until a date TBD.Executive Order updates. Atlanta issues 14 day stay at home order. Updated press releasesEligible for SBA disaster loans. Atlanta announces $1.5M for to go towards small business continuity.
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HawaiiNon essential businesses closedSchools closed until at least 4/30.Unemployment Resources Filing deadline extended to April 30. Executive Order updates.
Press release updates.
COVID 19 general updatesUI Fact SheetEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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IdahoStay at home order issued. School closures left to the choice of individual districts.Unemployment Resources Non-registration stateExecutive Order updates.
Press release updates.
Essential business guidanceCOVID 19 FAQCOVID 19 business resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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IllinoisExecutive Order announcing Illinois has issued an order similiar to California's lockdown. Schools closed until at least 4/20Providing UI benefits to impacted workers. No official announcement. The state is looking for good faith effort, not strictly enforcing. Willing to discuss on a case-by-case basis. If you require assistance in Illinois, please contact Grason Wiggins at gwiggins@franchise.org.

If you make sales between the time of lapse and registration, private right of actions is still applicable.
Senate scheduled to reconvene on 4/21
Executive Order updates.
COVID 19 Business Resources. Stay at home order FAQPress release updatesEligible for SBA disaster loans. Mayor announces $100M relief package for small businesses. Small business grants and loans
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Indiana Stay at home order. Schools closed until 5/1.Certain waivers in place and more being requested. No extension, but state willing to discuss on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Grason Wiggins at gwiggins@franchise.org for assistance. Indiana Gov. signed EO regarding COVID 19
Executive Order updates.
Press release updatesCOVID 19 ResourcesEssential business guidanceEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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IowaGyms, theaters, health spas closed. Restaurants and bars closed with exceptions for delivery and takeout. Retail stores ordered to close. Schools closed for 4 weeks
Unemployment Insurance Resources. Non-registration stateLegislative session suspended for at least 30 days. Executive Orders and NewsCOVID 19 Business Resources. UI FAQ SheetBusiness COVID 19 FAQEligible for SBA disaster loans. Iowa small business relief fund
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Kansas Stay at home order. Schools closed for remainder of school year. Unemployment Insurance FAQNon-registration stateHouse and Senate adjourned until 4/27 Executive Order updates. Press releases. COVID 19 ResourcesRequest to be deemed essentialEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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KentuckyStay at home order issued. Schools closed for two weeks. Waiving wait period and certain requirements for workers. Non-registration stateGeneral Assembly passes coronavirus relief bill - SB 150 (linked here)

Pending Legislation: Senate Bill 282
Requiring employers to provide accrued paid sick leave to employees; provide mechanism for employees to accrue paid sick leave; establish guidelines for employers to calculate paid sick leave for employees.

Capitol closingSB 282Executive Orders and News Updates. COVID 19 ResourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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Louisiana Stay at home order issued. Non-essential businesses closed. Schools closed 3/16 - 4/13. Providing UI benefits to impacted workers. Non-registration stateUpdates on EO from Gov. COVID 19 Resources.COVID 19 Resources for businesses
List of essential businesses
Workforce Commission informationEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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MaineNon-essential businesses closed Schools closed. Unemployment Insurance Resources. Non-registration stateEnacted omnibus bill that includes expanded eligibility for UI benefits and waives waiting period.

Enacted Legislation: HP 1547 - Taps $11M to combat COVID 19 - see extra links for text.
Executive Order updates. HP 1547COVID 19 Resources
Essential business guidance
Eligible for SBA disaster loans.
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Maryland Stay at home order issued Schools closed until 4/24Unemployment Insurance Resources Extended deadline to 30 days after Governor ends Coronavirus State of Emergency. Exec. Orders relating to COVID 19 are linked here.

Legislature adjourning on 3/18, possibility for special session in May.

Pending Legislation: SB 1080/HB1663 - Enacted
Emergency legislation that authorizes the Gov. to take specified actions relating to health insurance, Medicaid, retailer profits, and employer actions as a result of the March 5, 2020 proclamation declaring a state of emergency
Interpretive guidance regarding essential businesses issued by administration. Executive Order regarding shut down of non-essential businesses. COVID 19 business resourcesGrants being provided to small businesses from federal layoff aversion fundsEligible for SBA disaster loans. Emergency relief fund programs.
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MassachusettsStay at home order issued, non-essential businesses order to suspend in person operation. Closed through AprilUnemployment Insurance ResourcesNon-registration state. Small business loans will be made available immediately for any employers with fewer than 50 full- and part-time employees who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus, including non-profits.
■ The fund will be administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation, and recipients can access up to $75,000, with no payments for the first six months

Enacted Legislation SB 2599 - Waives one week waiting period for workers impacted by COVID 19.

Pending Legislation: HD 4975 - $75M for food service and hospitality worker relief fund.
List of essential services. Request to to designate your business as essential here. COVID 19 Recovery Loan ProgramCOVIVD 19 business resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans. $10M state relief fund
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Michigan Stay at home order issued. Suspension of activities that are not neccessary to sustain life. Very unlikely that schools will open again this school yearUnemployment Insurance ResourcesNon-registration state. Gov. signed four executive orders, including expanded UI benefits for workers that experience unexpected child care responsibilities due to school closures.

Pending Legislation: House Bill 5633
■ Requires an insurer that delivers, issues for delivery, or renews a health insurance policy to cover prescription drugs and various medical processes and procedures stemming from COVID 19.
Executive OrdersHB 5633Stay at home order guidanceInformation on state issued small business loans and grantsEligible for SBA disaster loans. State small business relief fund
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Minnesota Stay at home order issued
Schools closed until early MayUnemployment Insurance ResourcesDeadline extended 60 days, certain notarization requirements suspended, see extra links. Pending Legislation: HF 4415
■ Compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due to COVID-19 during the 2019-2020 school year.

Updated Executive OrdersPress releases. Notarization requirements suspendedCOVID 19 resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans. Interest free loans
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MississippiShelter in place ordered. Schools closed until 4/17Updates on UI benefitsNon-registration state.Scheduled to convene April 1
Updated Executive OrdersPress releases.
List of essential businesses
Eligible for SBA disaster loans.
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MissouriRestaurants limited to takout and delivery. Social distancing ordered statewide. Cities and local areas closing non-essential businesses Local districts making choice - list. Unemployment resources and waivers due to COVID 19Non-registration state.Capitol and state offices shuttered. In legislative spring break.Updated Executive OrdersPress releases. COVID 19 business resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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MontanaStay at home order issuedSchools closed. Unemployment Resources Non-registration state.State of emergency declaration. Updated Executive OrdersPress releases. COVID 19 news releasesCOVID 19 Business ResourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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NebraskaRestaurants and bars limited to 10 people. Gov issuing orders to close by county Locals making decisions. Waivers planned to begin 3/22Non-registration state.Gov.'s news alerts. Executive order to provide relief to restaurants and bars. Legislature approves emergency fundsEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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NevadaNon essential businesses closedSchools closed until further notice.Unemployment Resources Non-registration state.Gov.'s news alerts. UI benefit eligibility waivers. Updated Executive Orders. Essential business guidanceEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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New HampshireStay at home order issued, non-essential businesse closed. Schools closed. Expanding benefits to impacted workersNon-registration state.Gov.'s emergency alerts.
Press release updates.
Gov. announces certain relief measures. EO on unemployment insuranceEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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New JerseyStay at home order issuedSchools closed indefinitely Unemployment ResourcesNon-registration state.Gov.'s press releases. S2304 - concerning family leave and disability benefits during epidemic-related emergency. Updated Executive Orders. Essential business guidanceCOVID 19 business resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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New MexicoNon-essential businesses closed. Schools closed for three weeks beginning 3/16.Expanded Eligibility Non-registration state.Gov.'s press releases. Updated Executive OrdersExtra info on essential businessesCOVID 19 resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans. State loan guarantee program
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New YorkNew York State on Pause Executive OrderSchools closed until at least 4/15Unemployment Insurance Resources Delaying deadline 90 days for filings due before April 30. For specific questions, please contact Grason Wiggins at gwiggins@franchise.org. 90 day moratorium for commercial evictions. A10153SB8090Updated Executive OrdersS8091Eligible for SBA disaster loans. NYC loan programsSyracuse loan program
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North CarolinaBeginning 3/27, stay at home order in placeSchools closed for at least two weeks. Unemployment Insurance ResourcesNon-registration state.Gov.'s press releases. Updated Executive OrdersEO expanding eligibility for UI benefits. Stay at home order FAQEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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North DakotaRecreational facilities closed. Restaurants restricted to takeout and delivery - additional businesses closed, see extra links. Schools closed until further notice.Unemployment Resources Making exceptions to deadlines on a case-by-case basis. If you need assistance with an exception, please contact Grason Wiggins at gwiggins@franchise.org. Latest updates on North Dakota resources for employers. Updated Executive Orders. Press releases. EO closing additional businessesCOVID 19 business resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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OhioStay at home order issued. All non-essential businesses ordered to close with limited exceptions, including working from home.
Schools closed until at least 4/6, Gov not committing to closing for rest of school year. Expanded benefits Non-registration state.News releases and executive orders. Information on application for disaster loans. Business Assistance Information. Additional updates for stay at home order - important information regarding child careEnacted HB 197 - COVID 19 relief Eligible for SBA disaster loans.
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OklahomaSelective safer at home order issued - less restrictive than other states Schools closed until at least 4/6. Unemployment Resources Non-registration state.Enacted Legislation due to COVID 19 - HCR1017 - Establishes adjournment of more than 3 days during session for the state legislature. Updated Exectutive Orders. Update from OK Department of Labor. Stay at home order refers to CISA guidanceEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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OregonStay at home order issued, specifying closure of certain retail businesses. Schools closed through 4/28Unemployment Resources Non-registration state.Updated press releases. Executive Orders. Stay at home order - news release. Health Insurance Update. Stay at home order guidanceEligible for SBA disaster loans. Seattle $1.5M grant program
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PennsylvaniaStay at home order issued for 22 counties - for list of counties, see extra linksSchools closed at least through 4/6 - likely to be longerUnemployment insurance resourcesNon-registration state.Governor Wolf has extended the stay at home order from Philadelphia to 22 counties. (Linked in this cell)

To petition for a waiver to remain open during the shutdown, you can email RA-dcexemption@pa.gov. For questions on whether your business must close, you can email ra-dcedcs@pa.gov..

In response to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Office of Benefits and Wage Compliance will not be enforcing predictability pay as of the April 1, 2020 effect date of the Fair Workweek law until further notice.

Penn. - SBA Information
Counties subject to stay at home orderLife sustaining business definitionGov Wolf announces $100M small business relief fund. Eligible for SBA disaster loans. Philadelphia fund - also see link to state program under extra links
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Rhode IslandStay at home order issuedSchools closed until at least 4/3Unemployment Resources We have been informed that there will be NO penalties for filings due in March or April. Working on posting a bulletin to their website. Executive Order updates. Press release for stay at home orderEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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South CarolinaNon essential businesses closedSchools suspended indefinitely. Unemployment Resources
Pending Legislation: Senate Bill 1161
■ Requiring all individual and group health insurance plans, health maintenance organizations, and the state health plan to waive cost-sharing requirements associated with testing for COVID-19.
SB 1161Updated Executive Orders. Updated press releases. News on AG opinion that local governments cannot issue stay at home orders. Eligible for SBA disaster loans.
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South DakotaCities and local areas implimenting closures as Gov refuses to close businessesGov recommends school closures until 5/1Unemployment Resources Making exceptions to deadlines on a case-by-case basis. If you need assistance with an exception, please contact Grason Wiggins at gwiggins@franchise.org. Gov.'s press releases. Update Executive OrdersExecutive order on personal, business, and healthcare precautions. Eligible for SBA disaster loans.
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TennesseeIn-person dining banned, gyms closed, more business restrictions - cities and counties have issued their own stay at home orders. Schools closed through 4/24Unemployment ResourcesNon-registration state. Lawmakers to focus on budget and recess early. Updated Executive OrdersUpdated press releases. COVID 19 business resourcesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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TexasNon essential businesses closedLeaving school closing decisions to local superintendents - many closed.Unemployment Resources Non-registration state. Abbott stops short of issuing stay at home order. Abott waived 10 day waiting period for UI benefits. Updates press releases. COVID 19 business resourcesAbbott requests emergency designation from SBA.
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Utah Gov. issues stay safe, stay at home "directive."Schools closed through at least 5/1. Unemployment Resources Non-registration state. Gov.'s news alerts. Salt Lake City issues stay at home orderEligible for SBA disaster loans. Salt Lake City loan program
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VermontStay at home order issued. Schools closed for the remainder of the school year. Unemployment insurance resourcesNon-registration state. Pending Legislation: H 681
Updated press releases
Press release for stay at home orderState response and resourcesCOVID 19 unemployment insurance FAQEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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VirginiaStay at home order issuedSchools closed for the remainder of the school year. Unemployment insurance resourcesJudicial Emergency Declaration extension of filing deadline. EO from Gov. declaring health emergency with impact on businesses. Updated Executive Orders
Updated press releases
FAQ for business closuresGeneral COVID 19 resource pageEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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Washington
Gov. Inslee issues stay at home order. (Linked here)

All bars and restaurants closed with exceptions for takeout and delivery.

Business relief information in extra links.
Schools closed from 3/17 - 4/24. Unemployment Resources No deadline extension.

Willing to discuss on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Grason Wiggins at gwiggins@franchise.org for assistance.
Enacted legislation: House Bill 2739

Allows an employee to receive shared leave if the employee, or a relative or household member, is isolated or quarantined as recommended, requested, or ordered by a public health official or health care provider as a result of suspected or confirmed infection with or exposure to COVID-19.
Business relief information. Guidance on essential businessesInslee has plan in place to tap $5M in reserve funds for business loans. Updates forthcoming.

Eligible for SBA disaster loans.
Seattle grant program
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West Virginia Stay at home order issued. Schools closed indefinitely.Unemployment Resources Non-registration state. Gov's news alerts. Stay at home order guidanceUI executive orderUI COVID 19 updatesEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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WisconsinStay at home order issued. Schools closed indefinitely. Unemployment COVID 19 Release Non-registration state. Gov's press releases.
Gov's executive orders.
Banned gatherings. Essential business guidanceEligible for SBA disaster loans. $5M for grants to businesses with less than 20 employees
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Wyoming Numerous businesses closed. Restaurants limited to takeout and delivery - additional closure ordered, see extra links.Schools closed through 4/17Unemployment insurance resourcesNon-registration state. Gov's executive orders. Gov's press releases. Executive orders. Additional business closuresEligible for SBA disaster loans.
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