As a service to our clients, attorneys and community, the Law Offices of Oeser-Sweat, P.C. have put together this COVID-19 assistance page to help those impacted by the coronavirus. Our resources include information sources and automated document preparation assistance for notary public attestations.

NYC Department of Health

Information from the New York City Department of Health. Includes new guidance on face coverings, a Coronavirus Fact Sheet, daily case update data, symptoms and risk info, information on coping with stress and social distancing during the outbreak and more.   

NYS Courts

New York State Courts website.  During this emergency, there is a coronavirus hotline at 833-503-0447.

Click Here for New York Court's Electronic Document Delivery Home Page (EDDS)

Assistance for Individuals

New York City can assist individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19 with employment resources, food assistance, health & medical assistance, rent arrears and public assistance, emotional support & spiritual care and other assistance.

See also NY ATTORNEY GENERAL COVID-19 Information


In an effort to assist Attorneys and Notaries in the State of New York, our firm has prepared an automated Notary Attestation form pursuant to NYS Executive Order No. 202.7

Special thanks to Docassemble

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Persons who are in need of free legal assistance should visit

NYSBA Power of Attorney

Free power of attorney information

This is a third party site and not affiliated with Oeser-Sweat, PC

Assistance for Organizations in New York City

New York City can assist organizations impacted by COVID-19.  There is assistance for Healthcare facilities, Assistance for small businesses (including an NYC employee retention grant program and NYC small business continuity Loans), assistance for nonprofit organizations, and other resources

Attorney Resources

These resources may help attorneys cope with the circumstances presented by the COVID-19 emergency:

E-Book: New York State Public Health Legal Manual, Second Edition - NYBSA

NYCLA COVID-19 Resource Center includes comprehensive SBA Loan and help resources.

Automated COVID-19 Notary Attestation App. Application created to assist Notary Publics and Attorneys create Notary Acknowledgments pursuant to NYS Executive Order No. 202.7 allowing for Notary Publics to use video conferencing to witness documents during the COVID-19 emergency.

NYSBA COVID-19 Resources

Judge Mark's Order - AO/78/20 dated March 22, 2020. Includes what constitutes an essential matter.


NYS Executive Orders

Executive Orders from the Office of the Governor of the State of New York. Executive Orders with the number "202.#" most likely concern the Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating the Disaster Emergency involving COVID-19.

SBA COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources from the SBA in connection with COVID-19.

See Also:

Coronavirus and the Commercial Tenant: A Guide to Dealing With Your Landlord During the COVID-19 Pandemic - NYSBA

Free Meals in NYC at Schools for Children & Adults

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.

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