Support during COVID-19 isolation

Education

Knox County Schools Response Plan for students, parents, and staff

UT Student Emergency Fund: limited funds available for University of Tennessee students dealing with COVID-19 related financial hardships

US Department of Education: COVID-19 information and resources for students and parents

Relief for federal student loan borrowers: information regarding student loans

Support local business

Safely Patronize Local Businesses: local restaurants and breweries offering curbside and/or takeout service

Knoxville Chamber list of support: how a wide variety of businesses have responded to COVID-19

USA Today Support Local Knoxville Businesses: support a local business in Knoxville

Employees and employers

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce : for employers, employees, and the self-employed

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development: including small business administration disaster loans, emergency cash assistance, and Tennessee Talent Exchange among others

U.S. Small Business Administration: guidance and loan resources for small businesses

CARES Act: what small businesses need to know about the Paycheck Protection Loan and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan programs

ACA Marketplace coverage and coronavirus: a loss of health insurance due to COVID-19 may qualify you for a special enrollment period

LinkedIn Learning Courses: free learning paths to help you navigate the impact of COVID-19

Charities

United Way donation campaign: a coalition of United Way of Greater Knoxville, the Alliance for Better Nonprofits, and the East Tennessee Foundation to raise money for local non-profits

Volunteer East Tennessee: a variety of options on how you can help others during the pandemic

Food

Food Resources: food resources for Knoxville City/Knox County residents from children up to senior citizens

Utilities

KUB Pandemic Response Plan

Hallsdale Powell Utility District COVID-19 Statement

LCUB COVID-19 Plan

Housing

COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program: for renters and homeowners, offered by the City of Knoxville.

KCDC Coronavirus Update: for residents in KCDC housing

City of Knoxville Renter Resource Center: your rights as a renter

Fannie Mae: for homeowners and renters

Freddie Mac: for homeowners and renters

Telecommunications

Internet Access: information from the State of Tennessee about how providers are ensuring continuity of service

Lifeline Support: communication services for low-income Americans

Legal

Tennessee Court Orders, Rule, Policies Related to Coronavirus: for court scheduling, case management, and other legal impacts of the pandemic

Legal Aid of East Tennessee: for low-income, seniors, or disabled

Disability rights and COVID-19

Financial

Banks offering assistance: banks and mortgage lenders responding to COVID-19