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7/10/20 Weekly Newsletter

Stargazer Plaza is officially open!
New Opening Requirements
July 13th - Virtual Memory Cafe
August 4th - BluMine Morning Mixer
August 18th - HomeLand Morning Mixer
Current Case Information
Henry - 40 Cases Total (9 active)
Shelby - 601 Cases Total (197 active)
Spencer - 37 Cases Total (6 active)
Trimble - 11 Cases Total (4 active)
Have you heard of BluMine and the benefits they have to offer to your business?
BluMine Health was formed to provide access to primary care and wellness services delivered by Nurse Practitioners at our onsite or shared site clinic care centers. BluMine’s primary care centers are exclusive to each client company’s employees and dependents. The main objective is to deliver an easier more efficient way to access primary care and wellness services.
Not only that but they have added tons of new benefits for our collaborated members!
  • Baptist Health COVID-19 testing solution for both symptomatic and those who’ve come in contact with positive tested persons
  • Baptist Health Web-Based screening app for a simple Employee scan offered at no charge
  • MyChart Care Companion for home monitoring and case management
Email to see how you can get these benefits too!
Does your business still need PPE? Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has gloves and masks.
Don't forget, we are offering FREE radio spotlights to our members!
All you have to do is email Beth to get the ball rolling!
Governor Update
JULY 9TH, 2020
Case Details
18,245 total cases
333 new cases as of 7/9/20
4 new deaths, 612 total
4,939 at least recovered cases
461,756 TESTED
  • CARES Act Reimbursement to 5 counties
Fort Mitchell received $592,653
Villa Hills received $239,962
Williamstown received $227,989
Wilder received $220,753
Mason County received $46,000
  • Pandemic EBT applications have been extended until late August
  • Unemployment benefits extended another 3 months
  • Uninsured may apply for short term assistance
  • Governor will serve as Chairman of the AgriTech Advisory Council
  • Bringing in 135 new projects that will generate 4,700 new full times jobs and generate $1.35 billion in new investments
$9 million project with a hemp processing facility in Simpson County
$2 million project with Truck Equipment and Body Co of Kentucky Inc in Powell County
  • Executive order to make face covered mandatory when in public spaces, see executive order for details

  • Check out our website for all the details on businesses opens and signage to use in your business
Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office
PPP Flexibility Act = Loan Forgiveness
Changes to the PPP that went into effect last week include:
  • Lowering payroll expenses from 75% to 60% on PPP proceeds
  • Extending the rehiring period to 24 weeks or Dec. 31, 2020
  • Increasing the payment term to 5 years on new PPP loans
More details about the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act here.
PPP Application Deadline Extended
As the deadline approached on June 30, the U.S. Congress extended the PPP loan application period until August 8. Read more here.  
EIDL Re-Opens to Eligible Businesses
Eligible small and agricultural businesses and non-profit organizations can apply an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance. Learn more
SBA is continuing to process applications on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center for EIDL / EIDL Advance
1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or
Resources as You Reopen 
Kentucky Association of Counties COVID-19 Information
Presidential Sponsors
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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