COVID19 Business and Community Resources

 

 

LAWTON CHAMBER COVID19 NEWS

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HEALTH RESOURCES

Pandemic Guidance 
 
 
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  
 
 
Key planning recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak: Interim guidance  
 
 
Understanding the Coronavirus   
 

Printable Workplace Posters from CDC

Kroger’s Small Business Signage

 

LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFORMATION  

City of Lawton
 
 
 
 
Comanche County Health Department
 
 
Fort Sill
 
 
Medicine Park
 

STATE ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFORMATION  

 Oklahoma State Department of Health

Office of Governor Kevin Stitt

 

STATE BUSINESS RESOURCES

Oklahoma Restaurant Association 

Free business listing for restaurants offering take out or delivery food options. Submit form here
  

SBA Disaster Loan

Small Business Owners may now apply for SBA relief. Apply HERE.

 

Economic Impact Analysis


A weekly look at this impact will be included moving forward. See the full report here.

 

Upcoming EIDL & PPP Loan Webinar
 
Dr. Samantha Lankford, Director of Cameron University's business incubator will offer a webinar on applying for SBA disaster assistance in her role as Regional Director of the OKSBDC

Tuesday, April 21st, 3-4pm.

 
Register Here.
 
 
Register Here.  

 

STATE SOCIAL SERVICES  

ASSISTANCE OPTIONS FOR HOMEOWNERS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

There are hardship programs in place to help homeowners who have been directly or indirectly affected by the coronavirus and are struggling to make their mortgage payments.

New Sick Leave & Family and Medical Leave Act Benefits

 Paid sick leave and FMLA related to COVID-19 are now required for some businesses with under 500 employees. Refundable tax credits will help employers pay for the new, required benefit.  

COVID-19 is having a unique impact on certain elements of Oklahoma’s Workforce System. This page will serve as an update on unemployment insurance, American Job Centers, companies hiring, resources, and other workforce needs.

NATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFORMATION  

Center For Disease Control (CDC)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The U.S. White House

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration 

World Health Organization (WHO)

Opening Up America Again Guidelines

 

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