Small Business Guide

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting small businesses in a variety of ways. From loss of business to remote work, things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are being forced to adapt. CO— is working to bring you the best resources and information to help you navigate this challenging time. Click the link … Read more

Newman Regional Health Medical Partners Tightens Restrictions Amid COVID-19

(Emporia, KS) – Newman Regional Health Medical Partners announces a new set of high-restriction guidelines for patients and visitors accessing any of the six Newman Regional Health Medical Partners clinics, including Cardiology, Express Care, Family Medicine, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgical Specialists.  The new restrictions will be in effect beginning Monday, March 23, … Read more

Emergency Order of Local

In order to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Lyon County Health Officer, Renee Hively, RN-BSN, issued an order which closes certain business to the public. The order from Hively shall apply to all restaurants, dining facilities, bars, taverns, clubs and movie theaters in Lyon County, Kansas. There locations are hereby ordered closed to the … Read more

Department of Commerce Hospitality Industry Relief

HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY RELIEF EMERGENCY FUND   The Kelly Administration has established the Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund to provide bridge loans for Kansas’ hospitality sector during the COVID-19 crisis. Governor Kelly is committed to providing support to our state’s small businesses, and she understands this pandemic is an especially serious challenge for the hospitality … Read more

Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Click the link to visit the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on information regarding COVID-19 Kansas Dept of Health & Environment – COVID Updates –   Local residents can call Flint Hills Community Health Center DBA Lyon County Health Department at (620) 208-3741 for questions related to COVID-19, if symptoms arise, or for … Read more

Kansas Employer Resources

This information is current as of 9:30am on 03/18/2020, but things may change.  The websites listed below will be updated if additional information becomes available. Kansas Dept of Commerce The Kansas Department of Commerce is working closely with the Kansas Department of Emergency Management (KDEM) to complete the required steps for requesting an SBA Economic … Read more