COVID-19 Business Resources

COVID-19 Business Resources

With daily updates about the economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and questions about the relief offered by the European Commission, EU member states and U.S. Government agencies, EACC has put together an overview of state and federal relief available to offset economic losses.

American & European businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the COVID-19 outbreak government worldwide have put together various loan programs to help those businesses.

This section offers resources from the US and across Europe to help you navigate this “new normal.”

We also added a selection of COVID-19 related member insights and resources. Please feel free to reach out to the EACCNY Office if you would like to connect to any of the EACC members to learn more about any of the issues raised in their articles and white papers.

NEED MORE HELP :
If you have questions or need assistance applying for the above relief programs, we encourage you to reach out to the EACC. We have a network of experts at the ready who can help you through the process and manage the labyrinth of paperwork. You can reach us by email at ybr[at]eaccny.com.

COVID-19 RELATED NEWS

COVID-19 News, Member News

Cozen O’Connor | What Federal Contractors Need to Know About the Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandate

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced an executive order (EO) that expands upon the administration’s goals of requiring both federal employees and contractors and subcontractors working in connection with federal contracts to receive a vaccine against COVID-19. The new requirements are much more aggressive than the administration’s safety protocols previously issued on July 29, which only required verification of vaccination status or testing for government employees and onsite contractors. The new EO eliminates the testing option and expands...

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COVID-19 News, Member News

Vulcan Insight | EU removes US from covid-safe travel list

Following a spike in infection rates in the US, EU governments have taken the decision to remove the country from its covid-safe travel list. The US had been on the list since June, when the Council of the EU decided to lift restrictions on all American travelers just as the summer tourism season kicked off. At the time, the US had higher vaccination levels than most of Europe, and was seeing relatively low transmission rates. The EU’s new recommendation differentiates between vaccinated and...

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Chapter News, COVID-19 News

Coronavirus: 70% of the EU adult population fully vaccinated

Today, the EU has reached a crucial milestone with 70% of the adult population now fully vaccinated. In total, over 256 million adults in the EU have now received a full vaccine course. Seven weeks ago already, the Commission's delivery target was met, ahead of time: to provide Member States, by the end of July, with enough vaccine doses to fully vaccinate 70% of the adult EU population. The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said:  “The full...

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COVID-19 News, Member News

Cozen O’Connor | Green Card Applicants Must Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

On August 24, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new policy that will require foreign nationals applying for a U.S. permanent resident card (green card) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Beginning on October 1, 2021, all green card applicants must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination as part of their Form I-693 medical examinations. Any individual who refuses to be vaccinated, and does not qualify for any of the agency's limited exemptions, will...

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