COVID 19 Resources

Our industry takes the safety of its employees and clients very seriously and the VNLA wants to help everyone deal with the ever-changing and evolving situation.  We will monitor new developments, protocols, regulations, and guidance centered around COVID-19 and share with our industry professionals.  Updates to this page will continue as information becomes available.

General Information

Business Resources

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Financial Resources

  • Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development COVID page for businesses/employees/unemployment
  • SBA’s COVID 19 Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
  • VT Unemployment Insurance Benefits
  • North Country Federal Credit Union Launches COVID-19 Financial Relief Loans. Existing members of North Country Federal Credit Union whose income is affected by COVID-19 could be eligible to receive loans of up to $5,000.
  • VSECU has a Member Emergency Loan Fund and is offering a $2,000 loan with a 24-month loan term and an annual percentage rate APR as low as 0% to help Vermonters cover lost or reduced income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to a unique partnership with The Vermont Community Foundation, they are able to expand this loan offering, beyond their membership, to all Vermonters!

Mental Health

  • Crisis Textline Text:“Home” to 741741
  • Pathways Vermont Support Line:  Reach out to your neighbors, connect with your chosen family, and call or text the Pathways Vermont Support Line. Open from 3 PM to 6 AM.Connect with an operator by dialing (833) VT – TALKS / (833) 888 – 2557
  • Invest EAP: statewide non-profit serving employees and all household members. Not tied to insurance, and completely free and confidential to you.  https://www.investeapcovid19.org/( check your or your partner’s workplace benefits for your own EAP if you don’t have Invest)
  • CDC Managing Anxiety and Stress with COVID 19 CDC
  • Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak WHO
  • National Alliance Mental Illness NAMI
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus (Covid-19) The National Child Traumatic Stress Network