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COVID-19 Resources

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Join the IACC private Facebook group for the latest information and update. This group is open to all IACC members: https://www.facebook.com/groups/253823768967873/

Reopening Resources

Reopening resources from the US Chamber of Commerce:

 

READY TO REOPEN: A PLAYBOOK FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

Download this step-by-step guide from the US Chamber of Commerce to help your company reopen safely and keep employees and customers healthy and informed as restrictions lift across the country. The playbook includes safety and sanitation guidance, communications advice, and other best practices information.

Small Business Administration Resources

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Iowa Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)  (SPANISH)

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACT SHEET – ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS (SPANISH)

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance

  • SBA has a new, streamlined online loan application with no filing requirement to provide tax returns, financial statements, etc. – one application which includes the EIDL loan and an EIDL Advance. 
  • To apply online for an EIDL loan go to:  https://covid19relief.sba.gov/.
  • Small businesses may request an Advance of $1,000 per employee, up to $10,000.
  • The EIDL Advance does not have to be repaid. 
  • There is no cost to apply and no obligation to accept an approved loan.
  • A local Small Business Development Center counselor may be able to help – to find one, visit: https://www.sba.gov/local-assistance.

SBA’s Customer Service Center

  • To check the status of your loan application or Advance, call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.
  • SBA is presently processing millions of loan applications – there may be delays at our Customer Service Center – please be patient, don’t give up – keep trying to get through.
  • Note: My office cannot check your loan status or help with questions about completing the application – please contact SBA’s Customer Service Center.

Paycheck Protection Program