We know many of our members are facing uncertainty during this time, and we want you to know we’re here to help. We’ve put together a list of resources regarding the COVID-19 outbreak to keep our members updated on the latest information.
u.s. centers for disease control & prevention (CDC)
There is an ongoing investigation to determine more about this outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. Please refer to this website for up-to-date information on all Coronavirus topics.
We want to assure our members that we will continue providing electric service. If it becomes difficult to make a payment during these uncertain times, give us a call to set up payment arrangements.
All disconnects, including prepay, due to nonpayment have been suspended until September 1, 2020. Members who are having difficulty paying their bill must establish a payment plan with the Cooperative’s customer service and billing team. Maintaining current balances and adhering to a payment schedule to cover past due amounts is key to keeping the power on. As a provider of essential services, White River is committed to helping members get through this unprecedented situation.
Payments can be made through our SmartHub application and by calling 800-879-4056 or (417)335-9335.
US Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan
The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
missouri unemployment information
Helpful links if you are an employee looking for more information or an individual looking to file for unemployment.
better business bureau
BBB is offering tips to prepare for situations and scams surrounding COVID-19.
paycheck protection program
An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis.
Economic Impact Payments
See if you are eligible for the Economic Impact Payment.
Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Resources
This link offers helpful resources, links and webinars to small business owners.
save small business fund
Apply for a grant from the Save Small Business Fund, a grant-making initiative created through the U.S. Chamber providing $5,000 in short-term relief to employers across the United States. These one-time supplemental cash grants are for businesses that have between three and 20 employees and operate in an economically vulnerable community.
CDC: what to do if you are sick
If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, follow these steps to help protect other people in your home and community.
Virtual Visits offers online, private and completely confidential video consultation a qualified CoxHealth medical professional. If you have a computer, smartphone or other mobile devices, you can have an appointment. People with COVID-19 symptoms (fever over 100.4 degrees, cough, and shortness of breath) can request a virtual visit using code ‘COVID.’
Talkspace, an online therapy option, is increasing access to licensed therapists and providing free resources for both existing users and those who haven’t yet tried the service.
Missouri governor updates
Stay up to date with the latest news from Missouri Governor Parson.
The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services provides up-to-date lists of total COVID-19 patients by state and county, as well as, other virus resources.
CITY OF BRANSON FACEBOOK
Keep checking the City of Branson’s Facebook page for the latest news regarding restrictions and community guidelines surrounding COVID-19.
stone county updates
Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce staff has made every attempt at providing the latest accurate information regarding area business operations. Please note, information and schedules are subject to change without notice. They have also created a Facebook group called “Connecting Stone County MO” to help link businesses and community together by providing local information in one place. Your business can post new hours or procedures, non-profits can post any needs they may have, and the community can seek help.
COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is opening the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to accept charitable donations to support nonprofits affected by disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Feeding Missouri is a coalition of the six Missouri Food Banks working to provide hunger relief to every county in the state. Collectively, they distribute over 120 million pounds of food each year through a network of more than 1,500 community feeding programs.
If you are a first responder, health care employee, or other essential personnel working in response to COVID-19 and are in need of child care, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-892-3228 to find child care in your community. You can also search online for child care at www.mo.childcareaware.org.