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A comprehensive strategy that provides testing for this novel virus and will enable us to prevent spread of this disease with emphasis in testing in underserved areas, addressing hotspots, and tracking progression of this highly contagious virus. read more
The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. All loan terms will be the same for everyone.
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Updated data regarding COVID-19 from the South Carolina Hospital Association. read more
“We invite everybody to call us or meet somewhere and let’s have an open discussion about what we can be doing better and how we can improve as well as us educating them on some of the things we do and why we do it a certain way.” - Bluffton Police Department spokesman Capt. Joe Babkiewicz, read more
People who live, work or vacation in Beaufort County will have to wear a face mask in public starting on the Fourth of July. read more
If you’ve faced job loss because of the coronavirus, here are 13 steps you should consider taking to help lessen the financial blow and prepare you to bounce back once the economy recovers. What should you do if you've lost your job? read more
The layoffs have led millions of Americans to apply for unemployment in record numbers. Last week, 3.28 million Americans applied for unemployment, according to the Labor Department’s weekly report. read more
In-state claimants: 866-831-1724
Out-of-state claimants: 800-529-8339
Who is eligible for a recovery rebate? Are individuals with little to no income or those on means-tested federal benefits, such as SSI, eligible for a recovery rebate? Answers to these questions and more, click here.
Provides Money to American Families
Helps Small Businesses Keep Employees and Stay Open
Helps Families Stay in Their Home
Provides Relief to People with Federal Student Loans Affected by COVID-19
Fully mobilizes America's health care sector and prioritizes rural health
Makes Common Sense Reforms to Health Savings Accounts
Stabilizes the Economy by Authorizing the Federal Reserve to Provide Liquidity to Markets
Provides Loans (Not Bailouts) to Support Important National Industry
Protects Workers, Not Executive Compensation
THIS PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES FOR HEALTH CARE RESPONDERS
This guide provides information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to address these needs, as well as some additional tax provisions that are outside the scope of SBA.