Information on Federal Stimulus Programs can be found below.

 

Coronavirus Emergency Loan Small Business Guide.pdf

Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act.pdf

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses.pdf

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https://www.usbgfoundation.org/beap

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The U.S. Department of Labor recently revealed a NEW Employee Rights poster that is required at all worksites as a way to inform employees of their rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This poster should be displayed in a common area frequented by employees. Companies can download a printable version of the poster:

https://mcusercontent.com/4b48bed08b7607ab59896722f/files/9c6b6d8c-3e64-48b3-9cc0-742b3a90aad4/US_Dept_of_Labor_Required_Poster_FFCRA_WH1422_Non_Federal_Employees.pdf?utm_source=PRLA+Prospects&utm_campaign=fe1527b031-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_cvupdate_Mar29_pspts&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4292e72792-fe1527b031-199319219 

Companies seeking more information on the Act and how it impacts them, including responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs), can visit the Pennsylvania's Office of Unemployment Compensation FFCRA page:

https://www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/Pages/FFCRA.aspx?utm_source=PRLA+Prospects&utm_campaign=fe1527b031-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_cvupdate_Mar29_pspts&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4292e72792-fe1527b031-199319219

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released several documents for businesses to help assess risk and provide COVID-19 guidance:

Business Frequently Asked Questions

Business Guidance Information

Business Risk Assessment Tool

Business Quarantine Isolation Work Guidance

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Governor Tom Wolf announced the creation of a new web portal that will expedite the procurement of critical medical supplies for Pennsylvania’s health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Portal is for manufacturers, distributors and other suppliers to inform us of supplies available for purchase and will allow us to more quickly and efficiently procure these supplies for hospitals and medical facilities across Pennsylvania.

Most needed personal protective equipment (PPE) includes: surgical/procedure masks, N95/N99 Form Fitting Respirators, face masks with integrated shields, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR), and alcohol-based hand rubs. Needed hospital supplies include: ventilators with PEEP functionality, ventilator circuits, endotracheal tubes, and hospital gowns. Needed lab supplies include: UVT 3 mL with flocked flex minitip and Nasopharyngeal (NP) flocked swabs and viral transport media tubes (1-3 mL). Needed diagnostic supplies include: Roche MagNA Pure 96 DNA and Viral NA small volume kits, Roche MagNA Pure 96 system fluid and tips, Roche MagNA Pure 96 external lysis buffer, and Biomerieux NuciSENS EasyMAG extraction system and supplies.

The portal is located here:

https://spportal.dot.pa.gov/ppeinventory

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The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person-to-person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

All Pennsylvanians have an important role to play in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and saving lives. Here are resources to help individuals, families, and businesses do their part.

Keep checking back. This guide will be kept up to date as resources and information change.

You can find up-to-date information about cases in Pennsylvania at on.pa.gov/coronavirus.

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