COVID-19 Information and Resources

Edgewood Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Press Release

 

Helpful Links:

 

Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund
https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/programDetails?pid=137&ppid=26&fbclid=IwAR3osNFLxw52y2TsdEayvOGLlU4pOyMGX3TmcAIGr2BkyniCKCjysN9f0-A

 

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.
https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

 

Unemployment Information
https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 

 

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: https://www.restaurantworkerscf.org/news/2020/3/15/resources-for-restaurants-and-workers-coping-with-the-covid-19-emergency

 

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: sba.gov/coronavirus.

 

Small Business Administrationhttps://www.sba.gov/page/guidance-businesses-employers-plan-respond-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

 

CARES Act Information

 

Resources for your Business:

Iowa Department of Public Health and CDC sites:

https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus/Business-and-Organizations

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

 

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

https://idph.iowa.gov/lphs/local-public-health-agencies
https://www.homelandsecurity.iowa.gov/documents/county/COORD_Public_List.pdf

 

Regional Family Health Process Changes
https://www.regmedctr.org/news/family-practice/regional-family-health-process-changes.aspx

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES IN IOWA

Employers – COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance Questions

Employers – Voluntary Shared Work Program

Workers – COVID19 and Unemployment Insurance Questions

 

FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS

You can file for unemployment insurance benefits here: https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/file-claim-unemployment-insurance-benefits

Video Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79gEZ6tscyY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2nd8RhBBRuQyosHXqfRBhoDDcEmu842MxB4z2fJ1Mqb5ZkHuoCddQVm_Y

 

If you have questions about your claim, please call 1-866-239-0843, or email uiclaimshelp@iwd.iowa.gov 

 

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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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