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. 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