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PIA is dedicated to helping agents through this time and to provide helpful information and educational services. While we are working remotely, our level of service to you, our members remains unchanged.

This page is designed to help agents find the most updated information about the COVID-19 outbreak and how it impacts the insurance community.

Coronavirus, frequently referred to as COVID-19, is causing unprecedented disruption throughout the world. As the virus spreads throughout the United States, the below resources from PIA, the CDC, and our industry partners can be used to assist you in adapting to the changing environment. Insurance agencies should consider implementing safeguards to reduce exposure to illness.

Industry Resources

Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Insurers Association (MWCIA) FAQ

Small Business Administration disaster assistance

MNsure is clarifying insurance options for those experiencing a change in income or unemployment

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) COVID-19 page

MN Dept of Labor FAQ regarding Workers Comp Presumption

Workers Compensation COVID-19 Presumption Bill HF 4537

Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act


PIA Review of the CARES Act

PIA CARES Act Overview Chart

Utica National Risk Management Alert- Guidance on Coronavirus for Employers

IMPORTANT DEPT OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCEMENT – March License Renewal and Insurance License Reinstatement

DPS-DVS Offices Statewide Closing for Two Weeks; Driver’s License Extensions on the Way


PIA National: The $2 Trillion Relief Bill at a Glance 

Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure workers during COVID-19

Important Utica National E&O Billing and Payment Changes During COVID-19

Memorandum For Financial Services Sector – Regarding Essential Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency Special Health Insurance Enrollment Period

PIA National COVID-19 Resource Page

E&O Updates from Utica National regarding COVID-19

Department of Public Safety FAQ: COVID-19 and Vehicle Services

MN Commerce Department Guidance for Insurance Licensees

Business Interruptions and Worker Compensation

Instant Insights, a collection of coronavirus outbreak stories and resources from ALM Media, publishers of National Underwriter, Property Casualty 360, and FC&S.

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19 (Zywave)


NIPR on Licensing Tips

NIPR State and Vendor Announcements and Links

Pandemic Checklist (FC&S Coverage Interpretations)

PIA Advocacy Blog – Congress Begins to Address COVID-19 Pandemic (March 17, 2020)

PIA Advocacy Blog–Senate Passes COVID-19 Response Bill (March 18, 2020)

CDC Resources

Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 page

Minnesota Department of Health’s (MDH) COVID-19 page

Coronavirus Stop The Spread

COVID-19 Factsheet

COVID-19 Symptoms

Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) COVID-19 Resource Webpage

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Resources for Businesses and Employers

What To Do If You Are Sick