COVID-19 Resources

Business and Employment

NYC Small Business Services ' grant program applies to businesses with up to four employees and provides 40% coverage of payroll costs up to $27K over two months.

SBS Grant

The federal government's Small Business Administration is offering loans of up to $1 million to eligible businesses, non-profits, homeowners, and renters.

U.S. SBA Grant

The City of New York has developed a list of resources for those who may be unemployed due to COVID-19 or are seeking additional assistance.

Unemployment Aid

Small business owners can get guidance on general best practices for how to run a healthy operation as well as answers to common question on Small Business Services' Factsheet.

SBS Guidance

For Parents

Parents can obtain a device with internet access for their child's "at home learning" by filling out the following survey or calling (718) 935-5100 and choosing Option 5 on the menu.

Internet Device Loan

The Department of Education will be creating Regional Enrichment Centers—places where the children of front-line workers can be safely cared for while their parents serve the city in this time of need. Front line workers can complete the form below for each child they are seeking to enroll at a Regional Enrichment Center.

REC Enrollment

The New York Public Library has put together a list of their remote learning resources for students and their caretakers while NYPL is temporarily closed.

NYPL Digital Learning

For Everyone

Stay up to date with the most recent guidance and NYC case data at the website below.

NYC Health

Contact your local City, State, and Federal representatives to find out about efforts that are being taken at all levels of government to assist in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who Are My Reps?

What should you do if you're feeling sick? If you feel sick, stay home. If you think you may have COVID-19, call your doctor, hospital, or local health clinic BEFORE seeking treatment.


As of Sunday, March 22, there will be a 100% closure of all non-essential businesses statewide. Exceptions will be made for essential services such as groceries, healthcare, and laundromats. Find out more about the executive order below.

Essential Services

All New Yorkers, regardless of age, income, or immigration status can get three free meals per day. Meals can be picked up at the 400+ Meal Hubs across NYC between the hours of 7:30am to 1pm every week day.

Free Meals