COVID19 - CDC, State & Federal Info

3/5/21 "Moving Maine Forward" Updates from Governor Janet Mills

1/28/21 UPDATE FROM GOVERNOR MILLS:  Starting February 1, 2021, Early Closing Time for Businesses Ends

1/25/21 UPDATE FROM BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES:  The regular deadlines and requirements for renewals of Bureau of Motor Vehicles issued licenses, State IDs, and other credentials have been reinstated. Those that expired during the state of civil emergency must now be renewed. Mainers can renew their credentials by visiting any Bureau of Motor Vehicles office during business hours, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, or online by clicking here.  Bureau of Motor Vehicle

December 11, 2020 - Governor Mandates Masks for Entry into Establishments

December 4, 2020 - Governor Mills Extends Early Closing Time for Establishments - 9 p.m.

Recovery & Relaunch - Small Business Centers of Maine

Maine Tourism, Hospitality, & Retail Recovery Grants - Maine Economic & Community Development Department

OPENS November 13, 2020 - FREE Testing Site at Downtown Auburn Transportation Center

Keep Maine Healthy TESTING SITES Information

November 4, 2020 Governor Janet Mills' Executive Order to Revise Indoor Gathering Limits, Strengthen Face Covering Requirements and Delegate Certain Authority

October 2020 Governor's Executive Order Regarding Re-opening Maine's Economy & Mask Wearing Strengthening

8/26/20 - Supplement Resource for Children's Online Learning from the Maine Department of Education

8/21/20 - Info on Newly Established DECD Economic Recovery Program for For-Profit & Non-Profit Businesses

8/1/20 Governor's Executive Order: Outdoor Gatherings & Face Coverings for Children

Governor Mills' Travel Guidelines - OVERVIEW

7/30/20 Maine Housing Doubling Rental Relief Assistance Starting August 3, 2020 - APPLY HERE

7/27/20 - Maine Labor Laws Info

7/8/20 Executive Order from Governor Mills - Masking

6/8/20 - Governor Mills Launches "Keep Maine Healthy" to Include Increased Testing

6/4/20 - Extension of the State’s Residential Rental Relief Program

5/28/20 Emergency Medicare Information (Multiple Language Translations)

SPECIAL NOTE FOR RESTAURANTS - Operations Checklist (5/27/20) 

  • Per the Maine Department of Economic & Community Development, the total number of people at any one time should be no more than 50 people per room and each party must be 6 feet apart from other parties. This also applies to outdoor seating areas UNLESS the restaurant has two (2) distinctly separate outdoor eating areas; for example, one in the back of a building and one in the front.  There also needs to be a back-up plan for outdoor seating that adheres to physical distance requirements in case of inclement weather.
  • Per Lewiston Code of Ordinances, any business holding a valid city food service establishment business license issued by the City of Lewiston is permitted to place tables, chairs, and benches on or above any city sidewalk or public way (not used for vehicular traffic) and must comply with specific conditions found in section in Section 66-36.

5/27/20 Governor Mills Announces Updates to Restarting Maine’s Economy Plan

Economic Impact Payment IRS Non-Filers Tool

Paycheck Protection Program 

Department of Labor COVID19 Info - Multiple Languages

3-31-20 - Governor Mills Issues "Stay Healthy at Home" Mandate for the State of Maine

Child Care Subsidy & Info for Child Care Providers 

Child Care Subsidy Application

SNAP Emergency Allotments to Current SNAP Households

Seniors Will Receive Stimulus Checks

Maine CDC Health Alerts

CDC Coronavirus Information and Data

Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

Governor Mills Unveils Action to Protect Housing for Maine People Amidst COVID19 Pandemic

Beware of Scams!

Bulleted Listing of Stay Healthy at Home w/ Essential Business Listing

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Bureau of Motor Vehicle Extensions - Vehicle Related

Temporary Vehicle Registration Document for Private Sales

Governor Mills Launches "Maine Helps"

DEP - Reminder What Not to Flush