To all of the businesses in our community: we know that this time can be very difficult. You want to have answers not only for yourselves, but for your employees and your business as a whole. On this page you can find links to sources providing information regarding COVID-19’s impact on business and things that you should be doing to take care of your employees and business as a whole. We will be updating this page with information as we receive it.

Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Business Impact Survey

Your Chamber is working hard to help address your needs during this time of COVID-19. For us to be able to address this to the best of our ability, we need to understand the hardships that you are facing, and the different needs that you and your business might have at this time. This data will also be used to inform state and local governments about the specific needs of our business community here in Newton.

Resources for Employers

Small Business Administration (SBA)

The SBA offers and Economic Injury Disaster loan. Residents of Kansas are not yet eligible to receive this loan, but will be soon.

Other Relief Opportunities


Track reimbursable COVID-19 expenses:

Kansas Together:

This site is intended to be a one-stop resource for Kansas families and business owners seeking quick access to the information and tools they need to navigate and mitigate the impact of coronavirus in our state.

In collaboration with Governor Kelly, the Kansas Legislature, community leaders and Kansans all across this state, we are partners in protecting the health and safety and future of the people of Kansas.


Offering services virtually. Customers can call (316) 771-3800 or access the chat feature on their website below.


Below is the website for individuals to file for unemployment.

If your company is facing a permanent layoff of workers, contact Shelly Thompson at

2 Free Floor Decals from M Print and Sign

M Print and Sign is offering 2 free floor decals to local businesses to help them share information to visitors about best safety practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are interested in this service, please reach out by calling 316-283-4688.

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