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March 24th COVID-19 Update

As work and school has moved into the home, we’ve begun to bring in some local experts to share their knowledge with our community.  Today, we have videos from Megan Chapman, Outreach and Development Director from the Gulf Coast Kids House - view here - and Josh Newby, Marketing Communications Director with Council on Aging - view here. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more videos in the coming days.

I was also able to talk with WCOA’s Don Parker about the resources available to help businesses during this time.  You can hear the interview here. 

The Florida Reemployment Assistance Program

The Florida Reemployment Assistance Program  provides temporary financial assistance, job search assistance, and reemployment services to those unemployed through no fault of their own. If your employment has been negatively impacted by efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in Florida, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance. Learn more about eligibility HERE or apply HERE.

Reemployment Assistance Contact Center by calling (800) 204-2418, available Monday - Friday from 8AM - 5:00PM EST.

Stay strong, Pensacola.  We will get through this together!