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Parish Government shares useful information

Posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | Views: 1618

Parish Government shares useful information

From Tangipahoa Parish Government

-In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, businesses were required to close or restrict activity to preserve and protect the health and safety of the citizens of Louisiana. Because of the success of these efforts, Louisiana is now ready to move forward with opening businesses in a safe, phased-in approach.
This site allows you to register your business and your registration allows you to receive updated communication, notifications, and helpful guidance via email from the State Fire Marshal’s Office specific to your business type:

New FAQs have been released on the Paycheck Protection Program:

-The Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University is hosting a webinar on May 6, at 2pm for SBA Disaster Loans for Agricultural Businesses. Register here:

- Authorities believe scammers are setting up fake COVID-19 testing sites, WAFB-TV reports. A Federal Trade Commission report states these phony sites have legitimate-looking signs, tents, hazmat suits, and realistic-looking tests. Scammers use these sites to collect their target's personal information and convince unsuspecting victims that payment is required to be tested. Read the full story:

-The Louisiana Department of Education announced it will distribute nearly $260M to school districts across the state, as part of additional funding received from the federal government from the CARES Act. The funding will be distributed according to school population:

-This fact sheet builds upon the White House guidelines for Opening Up America Again by providing further reconstitution planning recommendations for state, local, tribal, territorial and private sector stakeholders:

- Governor John Bel Edwards released an overview of which businesses can be open under the current stay at home mandate. The overview provides guidance on which business are allowed to open and restrictions that are in place: