Liability Waivers and Communicable Disease Exclusion

Questions around liability are still being heard in provider groups. FCCAM has posted on liability waivers and has samples on handbook language available in our Business Toolkit and COVID-19 sections found in the Top Menu. Here is a recent posting by Tom Copeland on the question. We've pulled the following information from that post, as …

Providers, COVID-19 Survey Needs Your Input!

Maine Roads to Quality Professional Development Network is partnering with the Yale University School of Medicine to distribute a survey regarding child care during the COVID-19 crisis. Survey available in both English and Spanish. Dear Early Childhood Provider, Your participation in a Yale School of Medicine survey regarding child care during the COVID-19 crisis is requested. Please …

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Applications for PUA will open on Friday, May 1. 4/28/2020: Department of Labor to Accept Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Applications May 1 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), created through the federal CARES Act, provides unemployment coverage for self-employed family child care providers. PUA will provide up to 39 weeks of benefits through December 26, 2020. Expanded coverage under …

MRTQ PDN Registry Application is now Paperless!!!

The MRTQ PDN Registry is happy to announce that new applicants now have the option of submitting their Registry applications completely online! The last page of the application now includes a section to sign electronically with nothing more than a mouse. Once submitted, the application will be processed within 5 business days. Supporting education and …

Some Questions Answered by Maine SBDC

PPP loan fund clarification information and interpretations are changing rapidly. We are waiting for the *final* rules of the PPP loan. The following is from 4/9/20 communication from: Anne Lancaster, Business Advisor, Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) I am self-employed, can I get unemployment? Per the CARES Act passed on 3/27/20, self-employed individuals are eligible for unemployment. As of today, you …