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Employer & Workforce COVID-19 Resources


  • Centers for Disease Control Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers (Link)

  • US Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources – Information for employers/workers (Link)

  • US Chamber of Commerce Combating Coronavirus – Workplace tips, Customizable workplace flyer & guidance for employer response (Link)

  • US Chamber of Commerce 5 Ways to Retain Your Customers During Coronavirus – Tips to retain customers for your business (Link)

  • US Environmental Protection Agency – Approved disinfectants for COVID-19 (Link)

  • Texas Department of State Health Services Resources & Updates (Link)

  • Texas Workforce Commission Shared Work Program – Provides partial funding for hourly employees whose hours have been cut due to a slowdown in business (Link)


  • Texas Workforce Commission – Disaster Unemployment Assistance (Link)

  • US Small Business Administration (SBA) Guidance & Economic Injury Disaster Loans – Up to $2 million in working capital at very low interest rates to cover operations until normal business resumes
    (SBA Link)
    (State of Texas Program Guidance Link)

    (Texas Division of Emergency Management Link)

  • Facebook Small Business Grants Program - $100 million in available funding and ad credits for up to

    30,000 eligible small businesses (Link) REGULATORY

  • Office of Governor Abbott Executive Order on Restaurants, Bars, Gyms & Senior Living Facilities (Link)

  • Office of Governor Abbott Regulation Waiver for Hospitality Industry to Deliver Alcoholic Beverages (Link)

  • Texas Department of Motor Vehicles – Temporary trucking deregulation (Texas DMV Link)
    (Texas Governor’s Office Link)


  • Forney Economic Development Corporation Updates (Link)

  • City of Forney Police Department Social Media Updates – the official page for regular updates to the Forney community on COVID-19 (Link)