COVID-19 Small Business State and Federal Guidance and Resources

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COVID-19 Small Business State
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History of COVID-19:

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Monday, January 20, 2020 in order to support public health partners in responding to the outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Kentucky and COVID-19: By 5:00 p.m. on March 18, 2020 - Gov. Beshear issued an executive order outlining specific steps all public-facing businesses should take regarding closures… all public-facing businesses that encourage public congregation or, that by the nature of the service to the public, cannot comply with CDC guidelines concerning social distancing, shall cease all in-person. For additional information:

Numerous Kentucky underserved, underrepresented, and minority small businesses and employees have been financially affected by the Social Distancing policy. The United States government has provided a stimulus package to aid small businesses and employees during this time.


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