Business Resources for COVID-19

Below are links to some resources that local businesses may find helpful for adjusting to conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  More links may be added as resources become available.

June 1, 2020.  The Center Economic Development Corporation allowed temporary use of INNOVA Grant funds to be used for local small businesses to help with facility improvements that are mandated due to CDC regulations.  These are 50% reimbursement grants up to a certain dollar amount.  Contact the Center EDC for more information.  936/598-2941

Updated March 19, 2020

Regional Small Business Development Center 
The contact information for the Lufkin office is:  Larry Cain  936/633-5400

Texas Workforce Commission COVID-19 Resouces for Employers

CDC Resources for Businesses and Employers

Governor Greg Abbot updates to the State’s coronavirus response.

IRS Webpage on Coronavirus Tax Relief

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Assistance

Small Business Administration (SBA) Small business guidance and loan resources

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Assistance – Military Reservist Economic Injury Loan

Texas Small Business Development Center – Disaster Recovery for Texas Small Businesses

USDA Rural Development Business Programs

Facebook Small Business Grants

US Chamber of Commerce page that lists responses from corporations

Information from OSHA

Response information from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Health and Human Services coronavirus page

World Health Organization

World Health Organization Situation Reports – Updated Daily

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Tracker

Payroll Protection Program Information from Sen. Cornyn

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