Centers for Disease Control Resources

Who is at risk?

The current risk asessment from the Centers for Disease Control states:

The immediate risk for individuals of being exposed to COVID-19 is thought to be low.

Folks who might be at higher risk are: 

  • People in places where ongoing community spread of the virus has been reported, with increase in risk dependent on the location
  • Healthcare workers caring for patients with COVID-19 
  • Travelers returning from affected international locations where community spread is occuring
  • The elderly and those with existing repiratory deficiancies or other immunocompromising diseases

For more information on COVID-19, please visit the CDC's website at www.cdc.gov/covid19 or call their prevention's information line at 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) Monday-Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm CT (English and Spanish)

Small Business Administration Loans

If your business is affected by Coronavirus, please visit the Small Business Administration’s web page here for information on various loans, debt relief, guidance, and more.

Loans and grants currently available to small businesses are:      

  • Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program allows eligible small businesses and private nonprofits affected by COVID-19 to apply for disaster relief loans. This loan provides a working capital loan of up to $2 million.
  • Paycheck Protection Program - was established by Congress in the CARES Act and provides 100% federally-guaranteed loans to eligible small businesses and nonprofits. Loan payments are deferrable for at least six months and up to a year. The maximum loan amount is determined by a business’s average payroll costs, up to $10 million. Portions of the loan may be forgiven if an employer maintains its payroll and employees during COVID-19.
  • Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loan Grant Program advances up to $10,000 of an EIDL loan to be available within 3-days from when the SBA receives an application. Grant recipients are not required to repay advance payments, even if subsequently denied for an EIDL loan. If a small business receives an EIDL loan, the grant will reduce the amount of such loan. 
  • Speak to your lender or visit the SBA’s Lender Match website to find a qualified lender.

Social Security

For questions on Social Security benefits, please visit the Social Scurity Administration's website here.

IRS

Please visit the International Revenue Service's website for information on tax relief, economic impacts of COVID-19, and more.