COVID-19 Resources

Updated July 27th, 2020

With all of this information coming at us at an alarming rate, we decided to help filter out what we believe important for our clients and employees. Below you will find COVID-19 resources for employers and employees.

We continue to add and update these policies and helpful resources to help navigate this flood of information. Please take a look, provide feedback, let us know any areas we may have missed or you’d like to see more depth in, and send any additional information or resources you’d like to contribute to 

We’ve attempted to stick to reliable sources, but there is always a chance we’ve missed something on one of the many issues implicated by this crisis. We thank you in advance for your contribution and feedback.

We are available to chat if you have any questions. Please do not hesitate to call us at (727) 217-0022.

Stay healthy and stay safe!

! New This Week !

PPP Loan Forgiveness “EZ” Application 

New Forgiveness Eligibility Guidance on the PPP Loan

SBA Loans

Napeo Guidance – Video on PPP Process and Loan Forgiveness

Information on SBA Loans CLICK HERE

Small Business “Paycheck Protection” Loan

PPP Loan Forgiveness “EZ” Application 

New Forgiveness Eligibility Guidance on the PPP Loan

New Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Treasury/SBA Issues “Certification Safe Harbor” for PPP Loans Under $2m

To see if you qualify or to view the SBA checklist CLICK HERE.

FAQs on the PPP Loan from the SBA CLICK HERE

FAQs specifically regarding PEOS CLICK HERE

Employer FAQs On Paycheck Protection Loans CLICK HERE

Treasury guidance letter to financial institutions regarding documentation needed CLICK HERE

PPP Interim Final Rule CLICK HERE

US Department of Treasury Press Release CLICK HERE

EIDL Loan Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Financial Assistance Information for Florida

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan and/or SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. CLICK HERE

Details on eligibility for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program.  CLICK HERE

COVID-19 Resources

We at Innovative Employer Solutions understand that you may have many questions with all the new laws and regulation regarding COVID-19 resources for employers and employees. We have compiled some recommended sources below.

What To Do If An Employee Has Been Exposed To The Coronavirus

Our Coronavirus Guidelines and Response Plan please CLICK HERE.

Baycare Testing Sites

In the current COVID-19 environment of social distancing and “safe at home” orders, we would like to make your aware of temporary changes to BayCare Urgent Care locations in effect Monday, March 30th, 2020.

A list of COVID 19 screenings sites, please CLICK HERE.

Public Health Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization (WHO)

Department of Labor (DOL)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


On March 18th, the president signed into law the H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), legislation that would extend additional assistance to individuals affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. If you have any questions we ask you to refer to the resources below or contact us directly.


Detailed breakdown of the law provisions CLICK HERE

US Department of Labor Poster on FFCRA CLICK HERE

Guide to the FFCRA documentation needed for leave CLICK HERE

Sample FFCRA policy CLICK HERE

Innovative’s EFMLA Leave Request Form CLICK HERE

Innovative’s PSL Leave Form CLICK HERE

Unemployment COVID-19 Resources

Senate CARES Act

Detailed breakdown of the Senate CARES Act CLICK HERE

Sample Notice to Clients on CARES Act CLICK HERE

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Under the CARES Act CLICK HERE

Department of Economic Opportunity Assistance

COVID-19 Pandemic Scenarios and Benefits Available CLICK HERE

Florida Reemployment FAQs CLICK HERE

Reemployment Assistance benefits and how to apply CLICK HERE

A short video on how to apply for unemployment assistance CLICK HERE

Press Release on Mobile App for Reemployment Assistance CLICK HERE

HR and Compliance COVID-19 Resources

Innovative Employer Solutions recognizes that many HR Professionals are having a tough time with all the new laws. Below we have provided our most effective sources and some sample documents for your workforce.

SBA Equal Opportunity Poster Required in Establishments

Return to Work

Checklist: Returning your Employees to Work

State Specific Guidance on Reopening

Sample Letter to Send to Employees if There is Someone Who is Infected – Download

Sample Welcome Letter for Returning Employees Communicating New Policies/Procedures -Download

Remote Work Policies

Sample Letter of Transit CLICK HERE

Guidance on Essential Workforce CLICK HERE

Short Term Telecommuting – Agreement for Remote Employees CLICK HERE

Work from Home Safety Checklist CLICK HERE

Furlough, Layoff and Reduction in Workforce

Definitions of These Terms CLICK HERE

Resources and Education

How to Handle Workplace Reductions Due to Coronavirus CLICK HERE

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