Overall state resource site - your best starting point

Responding to COVID-19 - PA's Resource Guide

PA Department of Health updates 

COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard

State Resources for Employees/Unemployment Compensation

COVID-19 Guidance & Resources

Apply for a New or Replacement PIN

Filing for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) (filing for self-employed and independent contractors)

UC Guide

UC Handbook

Instructions on how to file a UC claim 

COVID-19 Employment Opportunities via PA CareerLink

State Information for Businesses

PA Department of Community & Economic Development (additional business designations and resources)

Extensions of Tax Filing Deadlines from PA Department of Revenue

Penn State Small Business Development Center - COVID-19 resources and online training

PA Chamber COVID-19 resources

Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

President’s Coronavirus Guidelines 

Congressional Action Explanations

Info on Distribution of Economic Impact Checks (IRS)

CARES Act: What Small Businesses Need to Know - guide from U.S. Chamber

CARES Act: Recovery Check FAQ

Small Business Administration (business guidance and loan resources)

FAQs About Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program

Other Federal/Related Resources

IRS Updates

Coronavirus Rumor Control from FEMA

REAL ID extension

Department of State (information for travelers)

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Other State Information by Topic


PA Department of Education  (information on school closures)

Major higher education provisions in the CARES Act (from PHEAA)

Other PHEAA updates re: PA State Grant Program

Tax Filing

Extensions of Tax Filing Deadlines from PA Department of Revenue


PennDOT actions (Drivers License centers, construction work, REAL ID)

Pennsylvania Turnpike (information on toll booth operations)


Nursing Care Facilities FAQ's

COVID-19 Resource Guide for Older Adults

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program extension

PA Department of Aging (PACE program extension)


State park accessibility

PA Fish & Boat Commission updates


Emergency Food Assistance

Requests for Birth and Death Certificates (revised system)

Dental Health Care Personnel Guidance

All Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to sign up for AlertPA, a text notification system for health, weather, and other important alerts like COVID-19 updates from commonwealth agencies. Residents can sign up online here