Coronavirus information is moving fast and it’s hard to keep up with reliable, accurate information. PhillCo wants you to stay informed and know how to minimize and prevent the spread in your businesses, workplaces, communities and at home.
Here are links you can monitor throughout the coming days to keep up on Coronavirus in the United States and Montana. As new information becomes available, it will be updated.
See the Business Resources section for information on:
- Disaster Assistance for Small Businesses
- Remote Worker Toolkit and
- Montana Assistance Programs to help businesses and communities after a disaster.
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Coronavirus Webpage
CDC Coronavirus Homepage
On the CDC coronavirus homepage you will find resources for you and your family, community and health care providers, as well as case counts throughout the United States.
CDC Community Page
On the Community page you will find resources for all aspects of community life, first responders and law enforcement, health care professionals and facilities.
On the Community Page, click topics on the left sidebar to expand information. For example, under ‘Work’ (out of view on this screenshot) you will find Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers and Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations.
- Governor’s Coronavirus Taskforce Page
On the Governor’s Coronavirus Taskforce page you can access current reporting, from the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services, resources on the Joint Information Center and news from the Montana Newsroom all on one page.
- Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
The Department of Public Health and Human Services provides up-to-date statistical reporting on coronavirus throughout the state.
Business Resource Links:
- Disaster Assistance For Small Businesses
Under the Joint Information Center section on the Governor’s Coronavirus Taskforce page you will find resources for citizens, businesses, employers, community partners and state employees.
Small businesses across Montana impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are now eligible to apply for emergency loans through the Small Business Administration.
The Department of Commerce section includes Disaster Assistance for Small Businesses link. Below is a direct link to that section:
Here you can learn more about, and apply for disaster assistance.
- Montana Department of Labor & Industry Remote Workforce Toolkit
For resources and guidance in setting up remote workers, the Department of Labor & Industry just released this Remote Workforce Toolkit.
Information, policies and guidance for employers setting up a remote workforce.
- Montana Business Recovery Programs
MSU Small Business Development Center
The webinar replay and handouts can be found under Past Webinars (see link above).
Topic: Business Crisis Toolkit: Control What You Can
In this brief, 30-minute webinar we are hoping to give business owners some guidance on steps to take during the initial stages of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak throughout the country. We’ll provide guidance for entrepreneurs, financing options, scam alerts, and resources available to assist through this crisis. Find the webinar at http://www.msucommunitydevelopment.org/smallbusiness.html
- Montana Business Recovery Programs
A list of available programs for business, community and housing assistance.
Other News Links
- Phillips County Health Department Facebook
Get local public health updates in Phillips County on the Phillips County Health Department’s Facebook page.
- Montana Public Radio Coronavirus News
Keep up with current coronavirus activity around Montana. The page is updated daily, with newest content at the top.
Montana Public Radio provides a state map tracking confirmed coronavirus cases by county.