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State Agencies Schedule Free Webinar for Hospitality Industry

The Missouri Departments of Economic Development, Labor and Industrial Relations, and Health and Senior Services, are offering a free webinar addressing tourism and hospitality industry operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will provide an overview of testing guidelines and support services, along with practices to consider if there’s an outbreak at a tourism/hospitality business

Helpful Resources for Businesses

U.S. Travel Association The U.S. Travel Association has a page dedicated to the act that can provide relief for businesses and workers during the pandemic crisis. Missouri Department of Economic Development A variety of information is available, including how to access financial assistance, what to know about closures and layoffs and more. Missouri Association of

Department of Economic Development Needs Your Input by Noon Today

The Missouri Department of Economic Development is gathering information about how businesses are being affected by COVID-19. The State Emergency Management Agency is also working to get an SBA Economic Declaration for Missouri to assist businesses affected by COVID 19. Click this link to download resources and return the information to Cheri Hagler at chagler@springfieldmo.gov as