Coronavirus (COVID-19) Help Center
Latest Update as of March 5, 2021
- On Saturday, Feb. 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion stimulus package. Highlights include individual rebates, expanded unemployment insurance, extended paid sick and family leave and additional support for restaurants.
- A proposed increase of the national minimum wage to $15 is expected to be removed from the Senate bill.
- No portion of the plan is law until it is passed by the Senate and signed by the president.
- Scroll down for more COVID-19 tools and resources
COVID-19 Tools and Information
Whether you’re looking to apply for your first — or your second — PPP loan, or are looking for other relief options, we’re here to help.
Navigating Relief Options
As the pandemic continues, we know many businesses are looking for additional financial relief, but unsure where to start. Whether you’re looking to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, or are looking for other financial relief, this interactive tool can help you navigate the many relief options that may be available to you.
Use this tool to learn more about applying for the second round of PPP loans, how to apply for PPP loan forgiveness, whether you might be eligible for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), and more.
COVID-19 Webinars, Podcasts and Articles
Resources for All Aspects of Your Business
Check Your State's Reopening Orders and Regulations
Find information on your state's stay-at-home-orders, reopening guidelines, and more.
Employee COVID-19 Screening
Through our vendor HireRight, Paychex is offering viral marker (antigen) COVID-19 testing to customers through our Employee Screening Service.
Helpful Information for Paychex Clients
Our goal is to help keep you in business during this difficult time. Here's what we're doing to support you.
We Have Solutions That Can Support You During COVID-19, and Beyond
Additional Coronavirus Information
A variety of government agencies have created dedicated web pages to offer guidance on issues related to the outbreak.
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Guidance and resources around the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) including fact sheets, Q&A, posters, and field assistance bulletins.
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Workplace guidance, disinfection recommendations, and other resources to help businesses and employers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Guidance related to COVID-19 and anti-discrimination laws around hiring, non-harassment, and confidentiality of medical information.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Guidance for the control and prevention of COVID-19 in the workplace, including worker training and workplace decontamination.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Technical guidance for workplaces and institutions, as well as general information around population health and safety.