Businesses & Unemployment


Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced a number of COVID-19-related actions that impact New Kent County businesses.

Executive Actions

News about disaster loan assistance, grants, and other business information can be found on the New Kent County Economic Development Authority (EDA) website.


Those who have questions about unemployment or wish to file a claim, should contact the Virginia Employment Commission by visiting or calling 1-866-832-2363. They have offices in Richmond, Petersburg, and Hampton.