U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
SBA Paycheck Protection Program
SBA Express Bridge Loans
SBA Debt Relief
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application
SBA Coronavirus Disaster Loans: Is your business eligible?
SBA Approved Loan Lenders in Macon County
Help for Small Businesses
State Of Illinois
DCEO Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund
DCEO Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program
DCEO Emergency Resource Guide
DCEO Hospitality Emergency Grant Program (Closed)
Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Period
Illinois State Treasurer Bridge Loan COVID-19 Relief Program
Businesses Get Sales Tax Reprieve
Gov. Pritzker Announces Income Tax Filing Extensions
IL Governor Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order
What is an Essential Business?
FAQ Sheet on IL Executive Order Banning the Sale of Food and Beverage
State Survey of Business Impact
Facebook Small Business Grants Program
COVID-19 Legislative Upade
Payroll Tax Credits
Rep. Rodney Davis Office - Details on Coronavirus Phase III Bill
Davis Announces Coronavirus Funds for Health Centers
Congress Passed Legislation on Extending Employees' Paid Leave
Non For Profit Funding and Information
Macon County Emergency Response Fund For 501c3
Arts for Illinois Relief Fund
Girl Scouts Sparkle & Shine Home Edition
Scott Cruz Labor & Employment Attorney information for Employers
The Coronavirus - How Employers Can Manage the Outbreak Webinar
Focal points of the DOL’s second and third Q&A sets and (very) temporary grace period for good-faith violations of FFCRA
What employers should note about the CARES Act stimulus legislation
Paycheck Protection Program Loans under the CARES Act
Heritage is Continuing to Provide Care to our Community
Macon County Heath Department Joint COVID-19 Press Release (4/2/2020)
City of Decatur Proclamation
Important Closures for Macon County
MACON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Macon County and preparedness resources, please visit the Macon County Health Department (MCHD) website. The MCHD hotline is 217-423-6988. Find the MCHD on Facebook here, where they post helpful tips, videos, and information on a regular basis.
UNITED WAY’S 2-1-1
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects callers with free information and referrals for community services in Macon, DeWitt, Moultrie, Piatt & Shelby counties. 2-1-1 is staffed 24/7 by trained volunteers and staff who will listen to your situation and refer you to the most appropriate source of assistance. 2-1-1 employs a database comprised of thousands of services which include health and human services, governmental agencies, nonprofit organizations, and much more.
If you’re looking for help and assistance, give 2-1-1 a call today. For more information, click here.
Resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:
Breaking: American Red Cross Has a Severe Blood Shortage Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
SimplyHR | Employment & Labor Blog
WEBINAR + VIDEO CONFERENCING + REMOTE WORK SOFTWARE
Commonly used & suggested by local employers:
The Illinois Department of Employment Security has released their efforts to help those who have become unemployed due to COVID-19.
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