The WBA has created this page to identify resources and share information to help businesses.
Wyoming Public Health Orders/Directives
List of orders and declarations issued by the Wyoming Governor’s Office or Wyoming State Health Officer: See all the orders
County Specific: As Wyoming’s state public health orders are eased, some counties may have different guidelines for businesses depending on local health data. . A map with links to each of the county orders is available here: https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html
Small Business Administration - Funding Options
In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
STATE OF WYOMING WEBPAGE
Governor Mark Gordon announced the launch of a state government webpage that will provide resources and information on the COVID-19 outbreak. The page includes links to resources and information from the Wyoming Department of Health, the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, the Wyoming Department of Education, the University of Wyoming and the state’s community colleges. It also offers information to assist impacted businesses and workers, as well as a link to updates from the CDC. The webpage may be viewed at covid19.wyo.gov.
Holland & Hart has a Re-Opening Checklist for Employers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Re-opening in a safe, responsible and bottom-line friendly manner is an attainable goal. Though there is no simple solution to a successful workplace re-opening, the following checklist of strategies and return-to-work best practices will help prepare your business as it re-opens amid a pandemic world. Download the checklist
WYOMING LEGISLATURE: COVID-19 STATE AND FEDERAL RESOURCES: EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND SMALL BUSINESSES
The Wyoming Legislature has prepared state and federal resource guide for COVID-19. Download the guide
Wyoming Secretary of State - Guidance on Temporary Remote Online Notarization
Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19 and the declared state of emergency currently in effect, the Secretary of State's Office has issued guidance on the immediate availability of remote online notarization for Wyoming notaries and businesses.
Download Wyoming Secretary of State - Guidance (PDF)
COVID-19 Financial Guide - Annuity.org
In light of the recent pandemic we are facing with COVID-19, we understand many small businesses and organizations have been impacted. We've created a COVID-19 Financial Guide. Please take a look at that and our annuities resource:
WBA member Holland and Hart offers considerations for furloughs, layoffs and reductions in force
The COVID-19 pandemic has created huge challenges for employers. Faced with declining business activity and revenues, many employers will be forced to reduce workforce costs through furloughs, layoffs or reductions in force. While few will question the need for reductions in the current environment, adverse employment decisions always carry risk. This memo is intended to guide Wyoming employers through various legal and practical issues to consider while preparing for staffing reductions. Download Guidance Memo
How to help support your local initiatives with COVID-19
This flyer offers links for financial donations, volunteer opportunities, donations of medical commercial equipment (ventilators), and donations of medical supplies (gloves, N-95s,etc). - (download the document)
WBA member Holland & Hart offers resources
COVID-19 is an unprecedented global crisis, challenging governments, economies, health systems, businesses, and individuals as we all grapple with the disruption and uncertainty of this rapidly evolving pandemic. Holland & Hart’s multidisciplinary Task Force developed this Resource Site to offer practical guidelines and proactive solutions to help you protect your business and your workforce.
Hathaway & Kunz create Small Business Pro Bono Initiative
WBA member Hathaway & Kunz has created the Small Business Pro Bono Initiative to provide legal advice to qualifying Wyoming businesses struggling with legal questions that have arisen due to this difficult time—without charge. Learn more athttp://ow.ly/hmRX50zjavf
ADDITIONAL BUSINESS RESOURCES
Covid-19 Response Tips for Small Businesses by the Wyoming Business Council: There are steps Wyoming small business owners can take to protect themselves, their employees, their communities and their businesses as the situation develops.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
WBA members offer resources to parents
Enbridge partners with The Science Zone: Enbridge is helping to support our community investment partners while also serving an important educational need. With families and children quarantined, parents and teachers are looking for content. The Science Zone asked Enbridge to be a part of this project to help kids have access to STEM learning. They are producing daily content titled “Daily Dose of Science."
WBA Member WY Lit: Tips for homeschooling your struggling reader
It can be overwhelming to know where to begin to help a struggling reader. Heather Fleming and Kari Roden have been there and want to help. Read WY Lit Resources for Readers