The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. Learn about available resources & see how this critical resource can help your business!
The State of Missouri has a new COVID-19 hotline. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.
Hotline: (877) 435-8411
MU Small Business Development Centers across the state are open and available to assist small businesses impacted by current circumstances. Virtual consulting and online resources are available, please contact your local office for more information.
Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) has also created a resource library to help Chambers and businesses prepare for the impacts of COVID-19 transmission in the United States. Learn more about implementing a series of actions that minimize impact on local communities and support the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) containment strategy.
Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers (Plan & Respond) CDC recommended guidance for employers, including advice for developing a response plan and steps that all employers can implement now.
The Missouri Chamber is encouraging businesses and communities to make fact-based decisions and stay informed on COVID19. We will continually update this page with resources pertaining to COVID19.
Information on unemployment, workers' compensation and discrimination
Transition Team helps employers meet legal obligations while connecting employees to new career and training opportunities
Federal Guidance on Defining Essential Business
At time of writing, there has not been a list of essential sectors released at the state level. The Department of Homeland Security has issued national recommendations for essential businesses, but local ordinances and directives may be more restrictive and/or prescriptive in your area.