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Coronavirus Resources for Businesses

Posted on March 19, 2020 by admin


Survey on Business Needs:

Business owners and managers are encouraged to take this survey from Advance CT, the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the CT Business and Industry Association (CBIA). The information will be used to help the state and policymakers understand the impact of this crisis on CT businesses and how they are responding. The data will help our leaders better assist our business community and the ones they employ. Click Here.

Resources from the NFIB:

National Federation of Independent Business has set up a website with access to articles, webinars, etc. NFIB advocates for small business at both the federal and state level, and has a strong presence at the State Capitol. The site will be continually updated to reflect any new developments. Click Here.

Resources from the CBIA:

Connecticut Business and Industry Association has also compiled a helpful collection of guidance, resources, and information for employers. Click Here.

The Latest from Governor Lamont:

Indoor Portions of Large Malls, Amusement Parks, and Bowling Alleys Added to List of Statewide Closures Effective 8PM Thursday (3/19). Read more, Click Here.

Governor Ned Lamont announced that small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Connecticut that have been negatively impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak are now eligible for disaster relief loans of up to $2 million from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Click Here.

Stay Informed:

For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, including guidance and other resources, all residents in the state are encouraged to visit This website is updated daily with the latest information from the Governor and state agencies.

Please share this information widely!

Thank you,

Tim Ackert

State Representative 8th District  – Coventry, Columbia, Tolland, Vernon

As always, if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out to me at can also follow my legislative activity on my website at