Check out FEMA’s Coronavirus Rumor Control to help distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of the Main Line share excellent resources for coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.
To stay up to date locally during the pandemic, go to:
- Coronavirus in Pennsylvania website from the PA Department of Health
- Delaware County’s website
- Chester County’s Health Department website which includes Delaware County Data & Maps
- Newtown Township’s website.
The Benefits.gov Program recognizes the difficulties that many are facing and wants to help citizens find the assistance they need, whether it be unemployment, healthcare, temporary assistance, or food and nutrition.
If your job has been affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Unemployment Compensation (UC) benefits. Click here for more information.
Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Coronavirus Info page has helpful links for financial assistance programs.
The Delaware County Commerce Center is asking business owners to complete a short online survey on how COVID-19 is affecting their businesses. Working with their regional southeast PA economic development partners, the Commerce Center is using the data collected through this survey to help address the needs of our greater business community. Click here to take the survey.
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers Disaster Loan Assistance.
Chester and Delaware County SCORE is committed to helping businesses through the unprecedented challenges from the coronavirus outbreak.