State and Regional News

SBA approves disaster declaration for Missouri

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration approved Missouri’s request for assistance through the federal agency’s disaster loan program. This move makes low interest disaster loans available to small businesses and private non-profits severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

St. Louis regional health systems announce cancellation of elective procedures, effective Monday, March 23

In an effort to protect patients and caregivers from the spread of COVID-19 infection, a group of St. Louis health care providers including BJC HealthCare and its partners at Washington University School of Medicine, Mercy, SSM Health and its partners at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and St. Luke’s Hospital have announced the cancellation of elective procedures, effective Monday, March 23.

Department of Economic Development seeks public feedback on plan for spending $41 million in disaster mitigation funds

• Virtual webinars & phone conferences scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th
JEFFERSON CITY – Following state and federal guidance on public gatherings, the Department of Economic Development (DED) has transitioned their in-person public hearings for CDBG-MIT to virtual webinars and phone conferences.