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The response and recovery from COVID-19 will be the largest relief assistance program in American history by far and will take a whole-of-America partnership, every step of the way.

We are working with federal partners to ensure that the economic needs of American families, workers, and small businesses are addressed.

Below are some of the efforts that have been announced to support people experiencing economic hardship during this crisis.

CARES Act

President Donald J. Trump signed the CARES Act to provide relief to American families, workers, and the heroic healthcare workers on the frontline of this outbreak.

Learn what types of assistance are included in the CARES Act from the U.S. Department of Treasury.

FEMA Assistance

Other Agencies

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Find a full list of the government response to COVID-19 at USA.gov.

Frequently Asked Questions

See more answers to frequently asked questions at coronavirus.gov.

Can small businesses get low interest loans when they are closed due to COVID-19?

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that small business owners can apply for a low-interest disaster loan due to COVID-19.

You can apply by visiting Small Business Administration (SBA). You can contact SBA by calling 1‐800‐659‐2955 or sending an email to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for assistance.

Last updated: 3/29/20 | Source: FEMA

I have lost my job and I am unemployed because of the coronavirus. How can I get help?

Because states have varying unemployment and social service programs that may help those who are facing unemployment situations, we recommend checking with your state first.

For the latest information on financial help visit coronavirus.gov.

Last updated: 4/11/20 | Source:  FEMA, Treasury

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05/10/2020 - 16:27