COVID-19

SBA disaster

SBA Disaster Loan Application and Resources

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan.

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Pinnacol Assurance Worker’s Compensation Q&A

Most employers are preparing for the possibility of widespread infections. Pinnacol Assurance will continually assess this evolving situation and its impacts and will communicate any important information to their customers and stakeholders.

Billing Relief

Travelers Insurance/Billing Relief for Customers

To ease the financial burden that many individuals and businesses are facing due to COVID-19, Travelers is expanding billing relief for all U.S. customers.

Resources Colorado Division of Insurance

Colorado Division of Insurance issues Emergency Regulation 20-E-03

This regulation removes restrictions on coverage for restaurant employees who suddenly find themselves delivering food during the COVID-19 Emergency.

Resources State

State looks at legislation to void coronavirus exclusion clauses

A bill being drafted in the state of New Jersey could put certain property insurers on the hook for business interruption losses due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Insurance Industry

P & C Insurance Industry Backs New Government Fund to Help Businesses, Workers Hurt by Coronavirus Shutdowns

The property/casualty insurance industry has joined a broad business coalition in supporting and crafting a new federal relief fund for businesses and workers affected by the quarantine and stay-at-home measures necessitated by the coronavirus crisis.

Resources State Labor Department

State Labor Department Releases Emergency Rules on Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) published emergency rules which temporarily require employers in certain industries to provide a small amount of paid sick leave to employees.

Department of Regulatory

Department of Regulatory Agencies – Actions to Protect Consumers with Property and Casualty Insurance Policies During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in Colorado

The Division directs all insurance companies issuing coverage to personal and commercial policyholders to make reasonable accommodations to prevent individuals and businesses from losing coverage.