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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 15, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Florida, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Reponse website or the Florida League of Cities' Coronavirus Resources.

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Description of Program and Relief

Emergency Business Damage Assessment Survey for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Governor DeSantis has asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to open up Disaster Loan Assistance programs for businesses in Florida. In the meantime, Governor DeSantis activated the Business Damage Assessment survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s local business operations. As soon as the state has information regarding disaster loans, every business that has registered on will receive additional details and information on how to apply.

Government or Lead Agency

Office of the Governor / Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Dates Available

March 12, 2020

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

All Florida businesses are eligible to complete the survey.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

For inquiries or assistance with the survey, businesses can contact Emergency Support Function 18 at

To complete the survey:

List of Additional Information

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