Small Business Assistance &
Unemployment Information for Dental Offices
April 2, 2020
ADA Resources for Dentists
The ADA has also offered several webinars regarding COVID-19 and the federal legislation surrounding this pandemic. They may also qualify for CE credits as well.
Small Business Assistance in Kentucky
The Kentucky Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) is offering help with contingency planning for small businesses. You can
request a Zoom meeting or phone call here
. On this same page, you can scroll down to register for their next webinar as well.
(there is more information further down, but this page from KSBDC provides a good overview of the program and eligibility requirements)
Federal Information & Assistance for Small Businesses
The Department of Labor (DOL) has released summary overviews of what the law will require of employers (and employees) for emergency paid sick leave and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Please keep in mind this information may be updated.
Please be aware of fake unemployment filing websites designed to steal your personal information or charge you a fee.
- Make sure you are on a ".gov" site when filing an unemployment insurance claim.
- Kentucky Career Center (KCC) services are free.
- KCC will never charge a fee.
- KCC will never ask for your SSN in an email.
Here's a helpful document from KCC called
KCC also has an FAQ page
, but it doesn't appear to have been updated since COVID-19 began, as it does not address the Waiting Week having been waived by Governor Beshear.
Call your local Unemployment office for assistance (to avoid overwhelming the main phone line), although be prepared for a wait (and have a full charge on your phone) as they are experiencing unsurprisingly high call volumes at this time.
Find your local office's phone number here
. You can also
if you prefer.