COVID-19 Employee Resources
Employee Resources for those impacted by COVID-19
Direct Payments to Americans: The Treasury Department and the IRS announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin soon and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. Learn more here.
NEW CDC Guidance on Use of Masks: The CDC is now recommending wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g. grocery stores and pharmacies) to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Click here for more information.
Employees Encouraged to Utilize Employee Assistance Plan: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, local healthcare providers are seeing a dramatic increase in mental health related calls. Employers are encouraged to reiterate their Employee Assistance Plan information as another option for employee support in an effort to help manage the influx.Jobs Board: Some of our local businesses are continuing to hire. If you are looking for a new position please visit our jobs board.
Job Openings: Job Opening Information: The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center staff is working with employers looking for talent due to surges experienced with COVID-19. The Workforce Center team is working with Kentucky's Workforce and Education Cabinet and Career Centers across the state to identify talent currently experiencing job loss due to COVID-19.
Download the Who's Hiring Report
Fill Out this Form if Your Company is Hiring
Visit the Who's Hiring Website
Community Resource Guide from the United Way: Click here for the Quick Reference Guide from the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County.
Additional Information: Many financial institutions are working with individuals on options for their home, vehicle, insurance and utility payments. Call your specific lender or provider to learn more about short-term payment options.
Click HERE for Unemployment and Medicaid Information
Five Ways to Cope:
New Information for about Safety Precautions
2020 Census: Now is the time to complete the 2020 Census. It’s critical that everyone in our community is counted. Your response shapes decisions about how more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed annually to local communities to support schools, fire and emergency services, and healthcare.
While the Census continues to make adjustments based on the coronavirus outbreak, you can complete the Census online from the safety of your home by click here. Filling out the 2020 Census is quick, easy, safe, and ensures that all of us are counted. Do your part and be counted today.
Beware of Scams: The Better Business Bureau issued a warning for potential scams. Check out the list here.