COVID-19 - Resources for Businesses

LAST UPDATED: May 22, 2020

May 8, 2020


Lt. Governor Dan McKee has been hosting twice weekly online meetings focused on small business issues during the COVID-19 crisis held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 12:00pm Noon. If you would like to participate in these sessions, you can join in one of the following ways:

Small Business Virtual Town Hall Meetings
  1. Facebook Live (watch, listen, & comment in real time)
    https://www.facebook.com/LGDanMcKee/
  2. YouTube (watch & listen)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtJggtlqA1Y
  3. Zoom (audio only via cellphone or landline)
    1. One tap mobile (via cellphone)
      +13017158592, 92342498919# US
    2. Dial by your location (via any phone)
      DIAL: +1 301 715 8592 THEN ENTER Meeting ID: 923 4249 8919

If you have any questions that you’d like to be addressed you can email them to: ltgov20@gmail.com

National Restaurant Association Guide


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AHLA COVID-19 Prevention & Preparedness Guide


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Liquor Liability Insurance


Hospitality Mutual Insurance is offering premium refunds to their policyholders that have a decline in alcohol sales. They are also extending all bill dates by 60 days and have added coverage for beer and wine to-go sales. Visit https://hmic.com/ which outlines all the FAQs on the offerings they are making for policyholders.

Rhode Island COVID-19 Info Line


401-222-8022
Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30pm

Superior Court approves new program for businesses to stay collections, evictions


A program ordered by the R.I. Superior Court could offer a needed lifeline to businesses that have been hit hard by losses associated with COVID-19. The COVID-19 Non-Liquidating Receivership Program creates a process through which businesses can gain protection from creditors using a non-liquidating receivership.

National Restaurant Association offers healthcare resources to members


The National Restaurant Association announced it has arranged with leading service providers exclusive benefits to help keep active and furloughed employees healthy and safe. There is a webinar with industry-specific guidance for owners and operators about the 3 products including: Telemedicine • At-Home Lab Testing • Rx Card

This webinar and other resources can be found HERE

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