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Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

The U.S. Small Businesses Administration approved Texas Governor Greg Abbott's request for disaster declaration. This means that small businesses throughout the entire state of Texas are eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Learn more about Economic Injury Disaster Loans here.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act offers American businesses with fewer than 500 employees tax credits as reimbursement for providing employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members. To learn more about employer paid family and sick leave requirements, please click here.

Helpful Links:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses

CARES Act FAQs for Small Businesses

CARES Act: Protecting Americans’ Livelihoods

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

Small Business Committee: Guide to the CARES Act