We strive to have daily interviews with health experts on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Wisconsin and our listening area. What you need to do to continue to be safe and any programs you can use to aid in your business closure, employees, unemployment, etc.
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As our small businesses face trying times here are resources that can offer aid and relief options.
Offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Enhanced Unemployment Benefits in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act– FINAL VERSION
COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs can support recovery efforts for rural residents, businesses and communities through: • technical, training, and management assistance; • financial assistance; and • state and local assistance.
Wisconsin businesses look forward to a future when they can return to providing the products and services their customers need and crave, unencumbered by threats to the health of their employees and those they serve. Working toward that future will require the gradual adoption of new business practices that reflect the evolving reality of the COVID-19 pandemic and our success in mitigating the effects of this unprecedented global health emergency.
With input from national and state health and industry experts and in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and our regional economic development partners, WEDC has compiled a series of industry-specific documents to help you get back to business while taking the necessary precautions to maximize safety. Following these guidelines will help us all get Wisconsin’s economy back on track.