Greene County Partnership Message

March 23, 2020

Dear Greene County Partnership Member,

Today we come to you with an update, knowing information is ever changing by the minute. Many of you have questions and concerns regarding programs and resources. We remain in daily communication with local, state and federal officials and regional health agencies so we can provide you with the most up-to-date information. Below you will find an updated list of critical information and helpful resources for you and your employees.
• US Chamber of Commerce Guide https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus
• Pandemic Guidance https://www.ready.gov/pandemic
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
• Tennessee Department of Health https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html
• TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development COVID-19 Response and Resources https://www.tn.gov/workforce/covid-19.html
• Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources https://www.sba.gov/
• SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) : https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Declarations/DeclarationDetails?declNumber=6063394&direct=false (For a complete toolkit or questions, please email mbays@tsbdc.org.)
• Broadband Providers to assist in keeping us connected https://tnecd.com/news/stay-connected-during-quarantine/?utm_source=Subscribers&utm_campaign=e081ebb808-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_06_03_04_13_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2936ece1a0-e081ebb808-147216385
• TN Ways and Means Committee on Family Leave Legislation https://gop-waysandmeans.house.gov/faq-coronavirus-legislation/
• Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Benefits https://www.tn.gov/humanservices.html
• Northeast Tennessee School Closure Feeding Sites https://www.ftdd.org/
We continue to stress the importance in asking our community members to be ever so cautious of incorrect information spread on social media, please look to health officials and public officials who will communicate the facts as they become available.
Currently the Greene County Partnership offices are open as usual. Should this change at any time, we will alert you via email, social media, and local media outlets.
The Greene County Partnership continues to be here for you, our members, and our community. We urge you to reach out to us at any time and let us know what can we do for you.
Sincerely,
Joni Parker
General Manager
Greene County Partnership