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Covid 19

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Wear a Mask Campaign

Kootenai County Launches a Campaign to Stop the Spread: Leadership in Kootenai County Encourages the Public to Wear Masks.

ONE Idaho Campaign

to highlight the resilience and ingenuity of Idaho businesses and encouraging practices crucial to protecting our communities, workplaces and citizens while keeping our economy open.

Idaho will remain at Stage Four

to slow COVID-19 cases. Every two weeks: re-evaluation against criteria to determine feasibility to move from one stage to the next. All criteria must be met to move stages and dates are estimated targets.

Idaho Rebounds: Our Path to Prosperity

Click the link to see Stages of Reopening, Resources for Business and Advisory Committee Recommendations.

Support Local Gems Campaign

With the severe impact of COVID-19 on Idaho small businesses, it is more important than ever before to support the shops, restaurants and other establishments that play a critical role in our communities and state economy.

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Economic Relief

Save Small Business Fund

a grantmaking initiative funded by corporate and philanthropic partners, providing $5,000 in one-time, supplemental cash grants to employers across the US, with 3-20 employees in economically vulnerable communities. Limited funds.

CARES Act. SBA Debt Relief.

SBA debt relief for existing loans, and loans approved prior to September 27, 2020. 1) SBA will automatically pay the principal, interest, and fees of current 7(a) loans for a period of six months.
- If interested in a new loan, check with PACNI or your SBA-approved bank for deadlines.

SBA to Accept Forgiveness Applications

The SBA has officially announced that they expect to open their PPP forgiveness platform and will begin accepting forgiveness applications from lenders beginning August 10

Congress passes PPP loan program extension (P4 Act).


House of Representatives passed the Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program Act (P4), extending the window for business owners to apply for PPP loans to August 8, 2020. In addition to the extension, P4 will decouple PPP from SBA's 7(a) lending program and allow some small business borrowers to apply for a second PPP loan.

How Small Firms Can Protect Finances in Reopening Economies

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Events & Services

Food Manufacturing Workshops & Webinars Coming to Idaho

Mental Health Beyond the Curve

This webinar will help provide strategies for staying productive in our personal and professional lives during this difficult time


Economic Update Report: Micro-Recession and Recovery Signals Across Industries

North Idaho Job Fair

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Employment Resources

Fact Sheets: FFCRA Paid Leave Requirements

Employee Leave Request Form

Fact Sheets: FFCRA Paid Leave Rights Spanish

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act): Posters

Fact Sheets: FFCRA Paid Leave Rights

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Sourcing & Supply Chain

Idaho PPE Exchange (IPX)

New site focused on connecting producers and those in need for small quantities.

Idaho TechHelp

Idaho TechHelp is a part of the National Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). They can assist manufacturers with most business operations and workforce needs, including product design and development, food manufacturing & safety, plant operational issues, business continuity, supply chain issues, and supplier scouting/matchmaking. They encourage you to call them for assistance.

Sourcing Request for Medical Equipment Production and Supplies

Sourcing Request for Medical Equipment Production and Supplies. If you have machinery and capacity, please click here to find out more or go to for all known sourcing and products request.

Addressing Critical Shortages Business Roundtable

(NIH) 3D Print Exchange

National Institute of Health (NIH) 3D Print Exchange. To see designs for PPE and devices in support of the Covid-19 public health emergency

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Articles & Videos

Guide to Conquering A Business Crisis

Discusses Cash Management, Pricing and Cost Containment, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing. Idaho SBDC.

Idaho budget positioned to handle impacts of COVID-19

COVID-19 Update with Governor Little

Crush the Curve struggles with wait time for Federal money

Governor Brad Little’s July 9th LIVE Press Conference on Idaho's K-12 Reopening Plan and Idaho Rebounds

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Other Resources

Idaho TechHelp

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements


Small Business Administration (SBA)

US Department of Treasury Covid-19 Action

Other Resources
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