As a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Federal Reserve has created the Main Street Lending Program to provide a total of $600 billion in financing for small and medium-sized businesses.

While the program’s start date has yet to be announced, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has provided info on what you need to know to check eligibility and get ready to apply:
Additionally, in early April, the Federal Reserve System conducted a survey to better understand the range of challenges facing under-resourced and low-income communities as an effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings are available in  Perspectives from Main Street: The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities and the Entities Serving Them  and helped us understand how this crisis is impacting organizations that are supporting community needs.
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is teaming up with BKD CPAs & Advisors to discuss the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and other related legislation enacted over the past several weeks.

This session will highlight and explain some of the provisions and relief measures within this legislation that apply to employers. We also will explore some frequently asked questions about the legislation. CPE’s available.

Registration for this webinar series is FREE.
When and how you reopen your business to the public is your choice, as long as you are adhering to local and state regulations. 

Taney County Health Department has prepared several toolkits to aid you in reopening safely. If at anytime a guest or employee becomes sick, please contact the Health Department immediately to obtain the most current and informed guidance.

We all have a part to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Make sure you are regularly practicing these healthy habits: