COVID-19 Lists & Resources Click Here for Updates on COVID-19

  • Keep updated with all information coming from the Maine Center for Disease Control
  • Gov. Mills issues Executive Order to Stay Healthy At Home plus other clarifications and restrictions – March 31, 2020
  • Congress has passed the CARES Act, a roughly $2 trillion intended to speed relief across the American economy. This is the third aid package from Congress and is meant to keep businesses and individuals afloat during an unprecedented freeze on the majority of American life. (passed March 27, 2020)
    • Explaineroverview of the various provisions
    • Detailed Overview of the provisions
    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce has put together a detailed 12-page summary of what is included in the package that even includes links to the actual legislation  – March 27, 2020
  • Gov. Mills orders all non-essential businesses to close to the public and limit employee proximity – March 24, 2020
  • City of Belfast issues update memo advising reasonable stay-at-home guidelines and self-quarantine if you recently traveled – March 31, 2020
  • Tips on effective working from home! – MaineBiz March 25, 2020
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act – signed into law 3/18/20
  • Tax Filings – Following COVID-19 outbreak, Treasury and IRS have issued guidance on delaying tax payments until July 15 2020. You still need to file a return or request a filing extension by April 15. No additional filing is necessary for the payment extension. See
  • Maine Lawmakers End Session After Approving Sweeping Emergency Powers For Governor – March 18, 2020 MainePublic
  • Gov. Mills’ news site has all updates posted by the state
  • Gov. Mills declares State of Emergency for Maine – March 16, 2020 VillageSoup

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Where to eat, play, stay and just hang out. A great resource for finding out what’s happening and what’s special about visiting and living in Waldo County. It’s all here in the 2020 Belfast & the Wonders of Waldo County magazine—the official publication of the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce!

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