The state will allow non-essential retailers to do curbside pick up of products if the businesses are complying with Governor Mills’s Stay Healthy at Home Order. The Chamber is partnering with one such vendor who can help you set this up – SWIPEBY! Using an app, customers can order and pay for items at your business and pick up when ready. Talk directly to a SWIPEBY representative – click HERE!
Facebook can help you sell Gift Cards – click HERE for more information.
The Maine Tourism Relief Fund was created by the Maine Tourism Association and Poland Spring to provide relief to small businesses and their employees experiencing great hardship as a result of business closures in the state due to COVID-19.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has resumed accepting applications for the PPP. If you have not yet applied for a PPP loan, please contact your lender right away to see how these loans can help and to start the application process.
The EIDL program was created to assist businesses, renters, and homeowners located in regions aﬀected by declared disasters. Apply online at SBA.gov/disaster
If you have questions, go to the MDOL website. Most of your questions can be answered there. If you have additional questions you may find the answers in this Q&A set up by the MDOL. To file an unemployment claim, click HERE.
The MDOL is working 7 days a week and has tripled the amount of staff to answer calls. If you must call be sure to call on the appropriate day based on your last name:
Or, you can send the Unemployment Department a message HERE.
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Please contact us if you have questions or concerns!