The outbreak of COVID-19 has already had profound impacts on our community. To fight the spread of this novel virus, federal, state, and local resource centers are equipped with the necessary tips and tools to aid us during this uncertain time. Below you will find many of those resources listed for use at your convenience.

Official Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institute of Health

US Travel Advisory Website

Florida Department of Health

Division of Emergency Management

Florida’s COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard

Local Resources and Charities

Lee County Resources and Updates

Bonita Springs Assistance Office

Harry Chapin Food Bank

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee 

Educational Resources

Department of Education scholastic resource list

Statewide School Closure Updates

Free Meals for Children Under 18

Small Business Resources

Department of Labor – Resources for employers & workers

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance – Information on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s disaster loan program

Small Business Bridge Loan Program – Information on the State of Florida’s small business emergency loan program

Short Term Compensations – Information from the Dpt. of Economic Opportunity

Temporary Layoffs – Information regarding temporary layoffs and what an employee should do

Coronavirus Tax Relief

For Senior Citizens

Department of Elder Affairs

Department of Veteran Affairs – What Veterans need to know

AARP – What you need to know