Knowledge and Insights

Coronavirus Resource Guide for Business Owners

March 2020

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There is an ever-evolving flood of information being made available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – what it means for businesses, owners and employees, federal and state guidance, clarity on specific issues such as insurance coverage and contractual obligations, what your business can do to be prepared under various scenarios, and much more. To make things easier on you, we’ve compiled a list of useful resources addressing a variety of issues on a national and state level. In addition, we will continue to publish useful content as it relates to the Coronavirus crisis and the effects it’s having on businesses, as well as tips and strategies to be prepared to minimize the impact to your business and what recovery might look like once these challenging times are behind us.


Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

The Latest Information
Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers
Keeping Workplaces, Homes & Schools & Commercial Establishments Safe

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC):

Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace & the Americans with Disabilities Act 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)


U.S. Department of Labor

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions
Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2020-1
Employee Rights – Paid Sick Leave & Expanded Family & Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Resources & Guidelines for Business

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

SBA: COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
FAQ Guidance issued April 6
Affiliation Rules for the PPP
FAQ for Faith Based Organizations PPP and EIDL

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO: Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Travel Advisories – Current Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

National Guidance, Acts & Regulations

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Families First Act in Response to Coronavirus
IRS Extends Federal Tax Deadline
Federal Stimulus Package
WARN Act Compliance Assistance
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance



State of Pennsylvania

Guide to Responding to COVID-19 in Pennsylvania

PA Department of Education

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance & Resources for School Communities

PA Department of Health

Coronavirus – PA COVID-19 Update

PA Department of Labor & Industry – PA Office of Unemployment Compensation

Information for Pennsylvania Employees Impacted by COVID-19

PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED PA)

COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA) Overview & Factsheet
COVID-19 Business Resources
Wolf Administration Issues Guidance to Non-essential Businesses as Part of COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts
COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA) Program Guidelines


New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Education

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019)

New Jersey Department of Health

COVID-19 Webpage

Coronavirus Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Guidance for Businesses

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJDOL)

NJDOL & the Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Employers & Businesses Should Know
NJDOL Benefits & the Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Employees Should Know

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)

NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Information & Guidance for New Jersey Businesses
NJEDA Waives 80 Percent Project Site Requirement as More Companies Respond to Coronavirus with Work-from-Home Arrangements
Information for NJ Businesses on the COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Approved Grant & Loan Programs

State of New Jersey

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Modify Family Leave and Disability Benefits In Response to COVID-19
NJ COVID-19 Information Hub

Center for Nonprofits New Jersey

Nonprofit Resources in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

New Jersey Association of Counties

County & State Government Important Notices & Policies Concerning COVID-19 Health Crisis

Employers Association of New Jersey

Coronavirus Workplace Resources

New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce

Latest Coronavirus News for New Jersey Businesses


DISCLAIMER: This advisory resource is for general information purposes only. It does not constitute business or tax advice, and may not be used and relied upon as a substitute for business or tax advice regarding a specific issue or problem. Advice should be obtained from a qualified accountant, tax practitioner or attorney licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where that advice is sought.

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