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The Cape Cod Commission has compiled a list of local information and resources available to those impacted by COVID-19.

This list of local, state, and national resources includes health and safety information, resources for small businesses, details on tax-relief and unemployment programs.

We will be updating this list on a regular basis, and welcoming updates from the community. Please contact Jennifer Clinton or Sarah Colvin with updates.



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  • The most updated information for Massachusetts is available at
  • Baker-Polito Administration Announces $10 Million Small Business Recovery Loan Fund. More information
  • The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation is administering the COVID-19 Loan Fund, which is available to Massachusetts-based businesses affected by COVID-19. More information
  • The Baker-Polito Administration announced administrative tax relief measures for small local businesses which have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, especially in the restaurant and hospitality sectors. More information
  • State’s COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses
  • Governor Baker signed legislation to allow for a waiver of the one-week waiting period for unemployment insurance payments. The DUA website has the latest information on how to apply for benefits, including a form to request assistance for those with special needs, disabilities or language difficulties.
  • The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network homepage hasup-to-date information on Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
  • Entrepreneurs: EforAll has compiled a list of national, regional, and local resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses
  • Artists, musicians, and performers: Mass Cultural Council has announced a COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund for MA residents. More information
  • Rapid Response works closely with companies to avert layoffs. More information
  • The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance offers WorkShare, a program that allows employees to work reduced hours while collecting unemployment benefits to supplement their lower wages. More information
  • Massachusetts 2-1-1 provides real-time COVID-19 information, resources, and referrals in multiple languages. This expansion is the result of an increased investment in resources directed towards this 24-hour state-supported telephone hotline. More information
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health shares information on their website. More information



  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers information to communities and individuals on how to prepare for COVID-19.
  • Restore Your Economy from the International Economic Development Council provides an overview of the CARE Act, including a breakdown of funding resources. More information
  • US Small Business Administration provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. More information
  • On March 13 the President of the United States issued a proclamation declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak. More information
  • OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19. More information
  • U.S. Treasury and IRS guidance on deferring tax payments due to COVID-19. More information.
  • The Federal Reserve Bank has links to resources for job seekers, employers, small businesses, and more. More information.
  • Artists, musicians, and performers: Americans for the Arts is offering resources for affected artists and art organizations.

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Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth … Wash your hands often with soap and warm water, or use an alcoholbased gel … Stay home if you are sick and avoid close contact with others …
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SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans …
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