- Idaho Coronavirus Links
- Coronavirus Business and Employment Information
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law, which provides additional relief for the nation’s small businesses and hard-hit industries for programs the SBA is currently administering and adds new efforts. Specifically, the new law includes:
Governor Brad Little launched “Idaho Rebounds: Our Path to Prosperity,” a four-phase, data-driven approach to keeping Idaho’s economy open safely. The approach reduces the risk of COVID-19 to Idaho’s most vulnerable population and preserves capacity in our healthcare system, while opening up businesses safely.
|BUSINESS SPECIFIC PROTOCOLS FOR OPENING
Businesses should have operational plans in place to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19. Included here are protocols for specific businesses and activities.
|FEDERAL RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES
The official federal resource website for U.S. small businesses affected by COVID-19 where you can view relevant federal agency resources, access the latest news, and search for a Small Business Advisor near you.
|NEW EMPLOYER PAID LEAVE REQUIREMENTS (FFCRA)
Details on the The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) which requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.
|SBA EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, PPP, AND OTHER COVID-19 RELIEF OPTIONS
For resources from the SBA on their Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, Payment Protection Program (PPP), Express Bridge Loans and 7(a) Loan options.
|IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR COVID-19 RESOURCES
The Idaho Department of Labor recognizes the impact of the coronavirus on employers and workers, and they are available to assist. They continue to offer services online and by phone, and they update their web pages with resources and information for you as it becomes available.
|IDAHO SBDC COVID-19 RESOURCES
The Idaho Small Business Development Center is available to work with your business, answer questions, provide resources, and advocating for your business during through this period.