COVID-19

Marin County

Marin Heath & Human Services

Up-to-date COVID-19 resources for Marin County.

Current US Statistics

Economic

CISA

Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response

SBA Disaster Assistance Lending

Small businesses affected by COVID-19 can find information about loans here.

Employment Resources

General

US Dept. of Labor / Wage and Hour Division

Government funds for businesses with less than 500 employees.

Workforce Alliance of the North Bay

Regularly updated info with COVID-19 resources for businesses and impacted workers.

Employer

FAQs

The Employment Development Department (“EDD”) has a helpful website with information about the COVID 19 impacts.

Work Sharing

Employers might be able to avoid potential layoffs by participating in the Unemployment Insurance Work Sharing Program, which allows you to retain your workers by reducing their hours and wages no more than 60 percent and partially offsetting the wage loss with UI benefits.

Pending

There is pending legislation at the Federal level that may expand FMLA leave and paid sick time leave for employees that need to take time off due to the coronavirus. We will keep you updated as soon as the emergency law is finalized.

Employee

FAQs

Employees can access the EDD website for answers to FAQs regarding the various benefits they may be entitled to.

Unemployment Insurance

Employees who have reduced hours or lose their jobs (either permanently or in a temporary layoff) can apply for unemployment insurance as well. The Governor’s order waived the one-week waiting time period for unemployment insurance so employees can collect unemployment in their first week out of work.

Disability Insurance

Employees who are unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 can apply for disability insurance through the state. The Governor’s order waived the one-week waiting time period so employees can collect disability insurance during their first week off of work.

Paid Family Leave

Employees who are unable to work because they are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 can apply for Paid Family Leave (“PFL”), which provides up to 6-weeks of benefit payments for eligible employees

School Closures

Employees who have to miss work to care for their children due to school closures caused by the coronavirus outbreak may be qualified to received unemployment insurance benefits. The Governor’s order also waived the one-week waiting time period for unemployment insurance.

Health

Senior Living

Resources and guidance provided by California Assisted Living Association

Nonprofit Funding Opportunities

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses.

Marin Community Foundation

Providing immediate support to local safety net and health organizations.

San Francisco Foundation

Their Rapid Response Fund for movement building offers grassroots organizations small, one-time grants within 30 days of receiving a funding request.