For most recent info on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
visit the Rhode Island Dept. of Health: https://health.ri.gov/
contact 401-222-8022 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm) or email RIDOH.COVID19Questions@health.ri.gov
After hours: Call 211
If companies have questions regarding access to capital and other lending options, please call the Small Business Hotline at (401) 521-HELP or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Labor and Training stands ready to assist employees and employers who are affected or have questions. DLT is increasing the flexibility and manageability of the Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) and the Unemployment Insurance, including waiving the seven-day minimum amount of time and previously required medical certification. Affected businesses with questions on Unemployment Insurance, Paid Sick and Safe Leave, or other work-related programs should contact the DLT by emailing email@example.com or calling (401) 462-2020.
Additionally, Commerce is working with the Small Business Administration on unlocking emergency tools at the federal level. If a business has been affected by this event, we are asking them to fill out this estimated disaster injury worksheet. Accurate responses to the questions below will assist in evaluating a request for an economic injury disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration. This survey can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/estimated-disaster-economic-injury-worksheet
If your business would like to provide a charitable donation, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more updated information on Commerceri services and efforts, please visit http://commerceri.com/covid-19
How to Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis
The BBB is Committed to help business owners manage the current situation of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, currently disrupting supply chains, customers, and the lives of employees. It's important to remain calm, stay informed and take proactive measures in keeping the health and safety of everyone a top priority.
BBB recommends the following tips for businesses in handling customer, employee and business relations in light of coronavirus concerns: read more >>