Congressman Brett Guthrie has indicated, there is some uncertainty right now on implementation, however his office wanted to go ahead and provide you with information that they hope will be useful for your businesses. Links below you will see summary sheets. They are working on providing answers to the questions you asked and they will do our best to update you as soon as they gather more intel as much of they hear is on a rolling basis. Please do not hesitate to reach out to them in the meantime.
Small Business Resources
o Kentucky’s Economic Development Cabinet rolled out its own COVID-19 webpage here: https://www.thinkkentucky.com/COVID-19_Resources.aspx
- The webpage offers tips, info and resources related to SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, applying for Rapid Response unemployment insurance, the Kentucky Career Center, Kentucky Small Business Development Center and others. The plan is to continue rolling out information and resources to support small businesses and workers as they become available.
o As of today, March 20, 2020, the SBA has administratively declared the state of Kentucky as an economic disaster
- How to apply for a disaster loan SBA website: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
o The SBA disaster assistance customer service center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summaries mentioned above: