What you need to know about  Coronavirus and your HAP coverage.

COVID-19 business resources

COVID-19 business resources 

HAP is here, supporting businesses during this unprecedented and uncertain time. 

We're here to answer questions and provide support as you determine your next steps for your business and employees. We understand the concerns you are facing and we'll work with you to determine the best course of action.

You can reach us at 248-776-4000 Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We're here to help you learn what resources are available and answer any questions. 

Legislative Information 

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2.2 trillion stimulus package approved by Congress in response the COVID-19 pandemic. It is aimed at helping individuals and families, employers, health care providers and state and local governments during these difficult times. 

What it means for businesses: 

  • Paycheck Protection Program: (The SBA has resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders as of Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. EDT.) This program incentivizes employers to retain employees and certain other expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll (including benefits), rent, mortgage interest or utilities. The program is available through June 30, 2020. 
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: business owners are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000 to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue. Funds will be made available within three days of a successful application, and the loan advance will not have to be repaid.
  • Expanded Unemployment Benefits: unemployment benefits are expanded to include self-employed, 1099-independent contractors, and low wage workers. Weekly unemployment pay has also been boosted under the CARES Act.

 

These organizations outline the national and state resources available to businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For additional information on community resources available for individuals, families and businesses, read Need Support Through the COVID-19 Pandemic? These Community Resources Could Help.

Return to Work Startup Guide

While business as usual may never completely go back to the way it was before the COVID-19 crisis, Henry Ford Health System and HAP are collaborating to help you through it.

The HFHS Return to Work Startup Guide provides a basic road map that’ll help you safely reopen your organization, business or company.

You’ll learn:

  • How to set up an employee and visitor screening process.
  • What tools, materials, and human capital are needed.
  • What infrastructure is needed to successfully operationalize this process.
  • How Henry Ford Health System can help your company with testing, training and more.

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