Stay Informed With These Helpful Resources

March 30, 2020

By: Attorney Michael G. Stern, Supervising LegalShield Attorney

There is so much information going around related to the coronavirus it can make your head spin. Information is changing daily and many cannot keep up with latest news. Below are some sites that can help you in answering some of your questions as it relates to the virus. Please note the sites below don’t consist of legal advice and are just tools to offer guidance. If you need further legal assistance you can call us M-F from 8:30 am-5:00 pm.


Business Owner Info

Governor of Florida’s website

US Small Business Administration

SBA Coronavirus Loans and other assistance

Article about what small business owners can do to respond to coronavirus fears

US Department of Labor site and it details the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Frequently asked employer questions about the virus plus it contains additional resources

Centers for Disease Control and discusses interim guidance for business and employers to plan and respond to the virus

US Dept. of Labor information to employer/employee on issues they face as it relates to the virus

Force majeure that excuses performance of a contract


Closures and Curfews

Local South Florida information

Broward County Sheriff’s Office



Florida Department of Education


Employee Information

US Dept. of Labor site discussing the Family First Coronavirus Response Act


Information about the virus

Centers for Disease Control

White House

Virus as it relates to Florida

Congress’ response to the virus





Break down by State and County if there is a hold on evictions


Price Gouging and Scams

FL Attorney General site that will allow you to report any business or person that is price gouging


Social Security


Student Loans

US Dept. of Education and will provide information about Federal Student loans

Sallie Mae and talks about different options available for student loans


Testing Sites



What to do if your unemployed due to the virus

Steps to take if unemployed because of the virus

Contact information for applying for benefits and information about reemployment.

Dept. of Labor information about filing for unemployment


Working from home

Tips on working from home