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COVID-19 Iowa Information

Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is gathering resources and information that may be of use to partners across Iowa.

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UPDATE: JUNE 17, 2020
View this joint presentation by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Workforce Development, Mitigating COVID-19 for Iowa Businesses [PDF]

View more reopening guidelines, documentation and signage here.

Mitigating COVID-19 for Iowa Businesses Presentation

UPDATE: JUNE 15, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ends on June 30 and funding still remains. Under new guidelines, borrowers now have 24 weeks to use PPP funds as opposed to the original 8 weeks and the amount used for payroll has been reduced from 75% to 60%. Additionally, PPP Loan Forgiveness applications have been revised and simplified.

The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program has been reopened to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19. These low interest loans can be used to cover payroll, inventory, pay debt and other expenses.

For detailed information about these programs, go to

The SBA’s Iowa District Office will hold three webinars to give an update on these programs for those who are interested:

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