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.

Resources for Employers

SCKEDD Disaster Relief Loan Program

The SDRP provides expedited loan financing for crucial working capital in amounts up to $25,000 for COVID-19 disaster-related purposes to small businesses located within the SCKEDD District.

Small Business Administration (SBA)

The SBA offers a Paycheck Protection Program and and Economic Injury Disaster loan. You can learn more about the programs below.

Other Relief Opportunities

COVID-19 Prevention for Establishments with Self Service Food

Harvey County has provided us with some information regarding COVID-19 prevention for establishments with self-service food. We would like to share it with you, as this could pertain to your business. Below is guidance that has been issued by the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM).


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

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