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We are all experiencing a range of challenges associated with the COVID-19 outbreak. The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce continues to offer support and provide information to assist our members, business owners and the community at large.
Our local financial institutions and Small Business & Development Centers are here to help you during this time, and they are receiving guidance from their regulators on steps to take to assist. Please reach to them out so everyone can work together to get through these uncharted waters.
Below are links to business resources related to COVID-19. The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is working to update this page as more assistance becomes available. To help our members we have collected a selection of links to resources and our economic partners.
Together we are Stronger!
Your Partners and Friends,
Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two documents, a checklist, and an infographic, designed to assist retail food establishments that might have been closed or partially closed during the COVID-19 pandemic in preparing to re-open.
Visit Best Practices for Re-Opening Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic to view both documents.
Johnson County Community Health Services
Western Missouri Medical Center
Facebook: JOCOMO Emergency Operations
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19
Missouri Enterprise – COVID-19 Resources for Manufacturers
ServSafe – Free Courses and Resources for Restaurant and Foodservice
Johnson County is accepting applications for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) Funding. Local Government Agencies, Non-Profit entities and Small Businesses are eligible to apply for CARES Funds for expenses used for action taken to respond to the public health emergency. Please see the news release and the most recent guidance provided by the Missouri Treasurer’s office as a reference for determining recipient qualification. Entities wishing to apply for CARES Funds will use the Application Form.
The following time line has been established for the first round of funding awards ($2,000,000 cap in first round):
June 1st – Applications are made available to entities
June 19th – Applications for reimbursement of expenses incurred from March 1st to May 31st, 2020 with supporting documentation are due
July 10th – Notification to applicant of the award decision will occur on or before this date
Additional rounds of funding will be made available after July 10th, with more information on those opportunities to follow.
For information regarding submission of your application, please contact Heather Reynolds, Johnson County Treasurer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 660-747-7411.
CARES News Release
FAQ on Coronavirus Aid – Relief and Economic Security Act Funding (CARES)
Missouri Coronavirus Hotline: 877-435-8411