Help for small businesses during Coronavirus

I am hearing a great deal about the devastating impact that the COVID-19  emergency is having on local businesses. Please see the links and information provided below to help direct you to disaster assistance loans through federal and state programs as well as tax information.

Additionally, you can reach out to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) via email at or by phone at 1-800-252-2923 for other possible programs, resources, or incentives. Please do not hesitate to contact me at (217) 245-7456 if you need any further information.

Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 (U.S. Small Business Administration)

Press release:

Phone: 1-800-659-2955


Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program (Illinois State Treasurer)

Press Release: 

Phone: (217) 558-6217


COVID-19 Information for Illinois Taxpayers

Steve McClure

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