COVID-19 Resources

Business Assistance Resources

CARES ACT

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act offers assistance to tens of millions of American households and businesses affected by the disease. Its components include stimulus payments to individuals, as well as loans/loan forgiveness, federally backed financial assistance, grants and tax relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19.

SBA

Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana Workforce Commission

FFRCA

In the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), certain employers are required to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for reasons related to COVID-19.

LTA webinars

Other resources

 

Industry Updates

The coronavirus impact on travel has been severe and is resulting in lost jobs, record low hotel occupancy and significant lost tax revenue. Travel typically supports more than 230,000 jobs in Louisiana and produces more than $1 billion in state tax revenue.

 

Public Health Information

Stay at Home order

On March 22, Gov. Edwards issued a Stay at Home order until April 13. On March 30, the Governor extended the order through April 30.