COVID-19, the 2019 novel coronavirus, has had a significant impact on Maine businesses and workers. We know there are many concerns and want to be able to provide as much information as we can. Information you may be interested in can be found below. To receive Dept. of Labor updates directly, please follow the Maine Department of Labor on Facebook and Twitter.
If you wish to report a potential situation of non-compliance to the state guidance relating to COVID-19, you may report those details using this form. The information will be reviewed by the appropriate agency or agencies and responded to as needed.
If you recently lost health insurance through your job, or even if you’ve been uninsured for a while, you may qualify for a free or low-cost health plan through MaineCare or the Health Insurance Marketplace. Some coverage options have deadlines to sign up, so don’t delay – learn more and find out if you qualify by visiting CoverME.gov.
Even if you plan to be back to work soon, it’s worth signing up now to make sure you’re covered for an unexpected illness or accident, doctor’s visits, prescriptions, and more.
During these challenging times, make health care coverage one less thing to worry about: visit CoverME.gov or call (800) 965-7476 for free, local help to find the affordable plan that’s right for you.
Need help paying rent or utilities? The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is now accepting applications! This program helps eligible renters affected by COVID-19. Learn more: mainehousing.org/covidrent
To find other information about rent relief, fuel assistance, food supplement benefits, and other general assistance, please call 211 or visit 211maine.org.