Resources for Coronavirus Relief
The global coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on communities across New York State.
I want to assure New Yorkers that we are all in this together. My office is here to help as you navigate these uncertain times. We’ll update this page as we have new information to share—and if you don’t see what you need here, be sure to contact one of my offices across the state. Make sure to take care of yourself and your loved ones. —Kirsten
ECONOMIC RELIEF RESOURCES
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act
On March 27th, 2020, Congress passed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to give $2 trillion in aid and relief to individuals and businesses affected by the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. We've prepared a bill summary:
Disaster Relief Funding
Do you need help navigating coronavirus disaster relief funding? Our guidebook details funding opportunities for individuals, non-profits, and small businesses in New York State.
Economic Relief Checks
The CARES Act will provide economic relief in the form of direct cash payments to many Americans. Here's what you need to know:
The CARES Act will expand unemployment insurance benefits for workers across the country. If you have recently lost your job because of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve put together a few things you should know:
The CARES Act will expand assistance to small businesses across the country. The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business put together a great guide for owners—find it here:
HEALTH CARE RESOURCES
Protect yourself, your family and your neighbors—if possible, stay home, practice social distancing, and listen to advice from health professionals. The CDC and the New York State Department of Health have put together exhaustive guides on how to protect and prepare yourself and your loved ones. Find those resources here:
Testing, Supplies, and Equipment
We answer questions about COVID testing and supplies and point to resources for those looking to help.