ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
ILGISA AND THE WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY GIS CENTER
WIU OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The SBA has a broad range of programs that can help small businesses through these challenging times including business advisory and lending services. Call or email the Illinois District Office (312-353-4528, email@example.com) or go to www.sba.gov/il for more information.
In addition, SBA has created a webpage for COVID-19 related resources, including:
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
Guidance for Businesses and Employers
SBA Products and Resources
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
Unemployment benefits may be available to some individuals whose unemployment is attributed to COVID-19. IDES recently adopted emergency rules to try to make the unemployment insurance system as responsive to the current situation as possible.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
The U.S. Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus. Resources include:
Workplace Safety (OSHA Guidance)
Wages, Hours and Leave (Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act)
Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities
Injured Federal Works Compensation Act, and more.