Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce Covid-19 Resources

LOCAL:

City of Wetumpka

The City of Wetumpka has set up a help line for residents who are medically compromised, voluntarily isolated or confined in their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic and are in need of medical supplies, food or other basic living needs. Residents may call 334-567-5147. The phone line is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This is not an emergency or medical advice line.

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Testing at Elmore Community Hospital

STATE:

Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Governor Kay Ivey announced that small businesses across Alabama negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for assistance under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program will help qualified businesses and non-profit organizations recover from economic losses tied to the abrupt downturn triggered by the COVID-19 disease.

Alabama Department of Health
For more information about COV1D-19 and how it is currently impacting the state of Alabama

Alabama Department of Labor
Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced that Alabama workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 will be eligible to file for unemployment benefits.

Alabama Department of Revenue
Effective immediately, the Department of Revenue is extending relief to small retail businesses that are unable to timely pay their February, March, and April sales tax liabilities.


FEDERAL:

Center for Disease Control
The most up-to-date information on the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Scroll to the bottom of the home page to enter your email address to receive updates about COVID-19.

World Health Organization
WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation – Corporate Aid Tracker
When disasters strike, businesses mobilize their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts. Use this site to see what companies are doing to assist with the needs of businesses and communities in responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FEMA – Coronavirus Rumor Control
The purpose of this FEMA page is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis. Do your part to the stop the spread of disinformation by doing 3 easy things; don’t believe the rumors, don’t pass them along and go to trusted sources of information to get the facts about the federal (COVID-19) response.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act


TOP NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Governor Ivey Issues Amended Safer at Home Order: Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This amended order extends until August 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Governor Kay Ivey announced a $50 million grant program to support nonprofit and faith-based organizations.