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How is the CARES Act supporting small businesses?

The Paycheck Protection Program is providing small businesses with the resources they need to maintain their payroll, hire back employees who may have been laid off, and cover applicable overhead.

What is the Small Business Paycheck Protection Program?

The Paycheck Protection Program established by the CARES Act, is implemented by the Small Business Administration with support from the Department of the Treasury. This program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits.

What is the PPP and how does it help small businesses?

The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. SBA will forgive loans if all employee retention criteria are met, and the funds are used for eligible expenses.

Where can I find loans and other resources for my business during COVID-19?

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the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced plans to coordinate with states to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofit organizations severely impacted by the coronavirus under the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.

Explore more business loan opportunities within the Business Loans subcategory and browse additional options within the Disaster Relief category. You can also browse the SBA’s COVID-19 Loan Guidance and Resource Page for small business loan resources available during the coronavirus outbreak.

The U.S. Department of Treasury is offering the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Visit the Assistance for Small Businesses Page for information.

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Are masks effective in preventing COVID-19?

Посмотреть полный ответ Wearing cloth masks can help prevent people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 from spreading the virus. Make sure your cloth mask: fits snugly but comfortably against the side of the face, completely covers the nose and mouth, is secured with ties or ear loops, includes multiple layers of fabric, allows for breathing without restriction, and can be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape. Cloth masks should NOT be worn by children less than 2 years old or anyone who has trouble breathing or is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.

Do antibiotics work against the coronavirus?

No. Antibiotics do not work against viruses; they only work on bacterial infections. Antibiotics do not prevent or treat coronavirus disease (COVID-19), because COVID-19 is caused by a virus, not bacteria.

Is Hydroxychloroquine approved to treat the coronavirus disease?

No. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and some versions of chloroquine phosphate are FDA-approved to treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is also FDA-approved to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Can you contract the coronavirus disease from a package in the mail?

Coronaviruses are thought to be spread most often by respiratory droplets. Although the virus can survive for a short period on some surfaces, it is unlikely to be spread from domestic or international mail, products or packaging.

Can one make self-made hand sanitizer?

FDA recommends that consumers do not make their own hand sanitizer. If made incorrectly, hand sanitizer can be ineffective, and there have been reports of skin burns from homemade hand sanitizer. The agency lacks verifiable information on the methods being used to prepare hand sanitizer at home and whether they are safe for use on human skin.

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Can food products spread COVID-19?

There is no evidence to suggest that food produced in the United States or imported from countries affected by COVID-19 can transmit COVID-19.

Is hunter-harvested game meat safe to eat during the coronavirus pandemic?

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Currently, there is no evidence that you can get infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 by eating food, including wild hunted meat. However, hunters can get infected with other diseases when processing or eating game. Hunters should always practice good hygiene when processing animals by following these food safety recommendations:

Do not harvest animals that appear sick or are found dead. Keep game meat clean and cool the meat down as soon as possible after harvesting the animal. When finished handling and cleaning game: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water. Clean knives, equipment, and surfaces that were in contact with game meat with soap and water and then disinfect them. While these recommendations apply to general food safety practices, if you are concerned about COVID-19, you may use a product on the EPA list of disinfectants for use against COVID-19. Cook all game meat thoroughly (to an internal temperature of 165°F or higher).

Can the coronavirus disease spread through water?

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CDC is not aware of any scientific reports of the virus that causes COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools, hot tubs, or water playgrounds. The virus mainly spreads when respiratory droplets from infected people land in the mouths or noses of others or possibly when inhaled into the lungs by others. If a public pool, hot tub, or water playground is open, it is important for all visitors and staff to take steps to slow the spread of the virus: • Stay home if you are infected or might be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. • Stay at least 6 feet apart (in and out of the water) from people you don’t live with. • Wear cloth masks when not in water. • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue (or use the inside of your elbow), throw used tissues in the trash, and wash hands. • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

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Can diarrhea be an initial symptom of COVID-19?

Many people with COVID-19 experience gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, sometimes prior to developing fever and lower respiratory tract signs and symptoms.

Does the coronavirus disease spread through meat?

Currently, there is no evidence that you can get infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 by eating food, including wild hunted game meat. However, hunters can get infected with other diseases when processing or eating game.

What are emergency signs for COVID-19?

If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately

Trouble breathing. Persistent pain or pressure in the chest. New confusion. Inability to wake or stay awake. Bluish lips or face.