A Comprehensive List of Resources for Shoals Area Businesses During the COVID-19 Crises


Alabama Works Workforce Recovery Webinar Series
Find our what measures Alabama is taking to protect its workforce during COVID-19 pandemic.  Tune in each week for live webinars where you can ask questions and get answers in realtime. Please click here.


Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has an information page for Business Guidance and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. To visit their page, please click here.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has established “Combating the Coronavirus” on its website with resources including workplace tips for employees, customizable flyers and signage, preparedness checklists, social media toolkits, travel notices, and reports on the worldwide economic condition and how it may impact your business. To visit their page, please click here.
Alabama Department of Labor
Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Benefits Frequently Asked Questions, click here
Families First Coronavirus Response Actclick here
COVID-19 Resources from the Alabama Department of Laborclick here
The Alabama Department of Labor announced it will waive employer charges for COVID-19 related claims and the state is urging employers to file claims on employees’ behalf (News Release)
File a COVID-19 claim, click here
File a partial claim for employees, click here
Alabama Department of Revenue
For small businesses, restaurants, and other food service businesses unable to pay their state sales taxes due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), late payment penalties will be waived for taxes reported on returns filed for the February, March, and April 2020 reporting periods. Similar relief is being provided for state lodgings taxes due for these same periods.
Alabama Department of Revenue COVID-19 Update page, click here
US Department of Labor
The Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). COVID-19 and the American Workplace page, click here
Alabama Department of Public Health
For the most updated information about COVID-19 in Alabama, please visit the Alabama Department of Public Health's resource page on the outbreak.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information about COVID-19 with the latest updates, resources for the community, and guidelines to help protect yourself. To visit their page, please click here.
Better Business Bureau information about resources for businesses, scams related to COVID-19, click here
Download Cash Flow Template, click here