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COVID-19 Information and Resources

Edgewood Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Press Release


Helpful Links:


Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund


SBA Disaster Assistance
The Governor issued disaster declaration to the SBA for all 99 counties in Iowa. Here is a link to encourage small businesses and private non-profits to start applying for disaster relief. This does not apply to churches unfortunately. An injured business is defined as a business that cannot make payroll or PTO due to lack of commerce.


Unemployment Information 


Restaurant Workers Relief Fund
The Restaurant Workers Relief Foundation has created as COVID-19 relief fund for workers impacted by COVID-19 information can be found here:


SBA Loan Information
The SBA is providing loans to small businesses due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The
loans offer up to $2 million in assistance to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills.
The deadline to apply is December 16, 2020. For more information go to:


Small Business Administration


CARES Act Information


Resources for your Business:

Iowa Department of Public Health and CDC sites:


Iowa Department of Public Health: Urgent!
Consider Donating Personal Protect Equipment to Assist in COVID-19 Response. Find more information at the links below:


Regional Family Health Process Changes



Employers – COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance Questions

Employers – Voluntary Shared Work Program

Workers – COVID19 and Unemployment Insurance Questions



You can file for unemployment insurance benefits here:

Video Tutorial:


If you have questions about your claim, please call 1-866-239-0843, or email 


To be added to the E-blast, please email us at

Legal Assistance Hotline for COVID-19 Questions

Individuals with questions of a legal nature should call the COVID-19 Legal Information Hotline at 1-800-332-0419. It was developed in partnership with Iowa Legal Aid, the Iowa State Bar Association and the Polk County Volunteer Lawyer Project. The hotline can assist Iowans with business and compliance issues, eviction, denial of unemployment benefits, employment issues and other personal legal concerns. You will be asked to leave a message and someone will return your call.

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