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Mississippi’s SBA Declaration Approved; MEMA Seeks Businesses' Help with Vital Supplies

 

Small Business Administration Approves

Mississippi’s Disaster Declaration

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Mississippi Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus

Governor Tate Reeves announced disaster assistance for Mississippi small businesses and their employees impacted by the current outbreak of COVID-19.

The U.S. Small Business Administration will offer low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Mississippi small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), according to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, to declare a disaster following Governor Reeves’ request on March 18, 2020.

"Small businesses and their employees are struggling to stay afloat during this trying time, but we will get through this together. We are grateful that SBA approved our request in such a swift, timely manner so we are better able to help Mississippi small businesses and their employees weather this storm," said Governor Tate Reeves.

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications by Clicking Here. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing may call (800) 877-8339.

Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

Click Here for More on Mississippi’s SBA Disaster Declaration

Click Here for Economic Injury Disaster Loans Fact Sheet

  MEMA Seeks Businesses' Help in Securing Supplies

 

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is seeking help from businesses that may be able to supply or have the capabilities to produce or manufacture any of the following items: 

N95 masks

Gloves Nitirle – medium, large, XL

TYVEK Suits

Ventilators

Vent Circuit

Vent Filter PB980

Gown Isolation

Face Shields

Disinfectant Solution

Disposable Eye Wear

Decon Bio Kit

Collection Kit COVID-19

Aerogen Nebulizers

Aerogen Tubing Packs

Aerogen Sleeves

BIPAP Circuit

 If your business can assist with any of the items, please contact Mallory White, Director of External Affairs for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, at mwhite@mema.ms.gov or Lt. Seth Rogers: seth.rogers2323@gmail.com

 

 

Click Here to View the MEC Coronavirus Resources Page

 


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