Latest COVID-19 Updates

As our nation, state, and every community bands together to stop the coronavirus pandemic, here are resources that may be beneficial to you. You can also monitor news by following my Twitter account at @RepMarkGreen and Facebook page @RepMarkGreenTN. If you need any assistance with any federal agencies, please call my office at 629-223-6050.

Staying Healthy:

  • Make sure to wash your hands
  • Avoid close contact with other people
  • Take extra precautions if you are sick

Please check out the full guidance on the CDC’s website.

If You Have Symptoms:

If you have symptoms of coronavirus – fever, cough, or shortness of breath, contact your health care provider immediately.  If you think you may have coronavirus, the CDC recommends calling your provider ahead of time for guidance on how the facility is handling cases before visiting the healthcare facility in order to keep others from being exposed.

How the CARES Act Affects Small Businesses: 

The latest details on the CARES Act and your small business can be found here

How the CARES Act Affects Individuals and Families: 

All U.S. residents with adjusted gross income up to $75,000 ($150,000 married), who are not a dependent of another taxpayer and have a work eligible social security number, are eligible for the full $1,200 ($2,400 married) rebate. In addition, they are eligible for an additional $500 per child. This is true even for those who have no income, as well as those whose income comes entirely from non-taxable means-tested benefit programs, such as SSI benefits. Please use this link for resources on the CARES Act and your family. 

Travel Assistance:

  • CDC travel health notices can be found here
  • International travel guidance issued by the Department of State is available here
  • State Department and specific country advisories are listed here

For more information regarding coronavirus, click here. Please call our office at 629-223-6050 if you or a family member have any questions about returning to the United States from abroad.

Resources for Businesses:

  • Small Business Administration (SBA) criteria for requesting COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Loans  
  • The COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application can be found here
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program – The Small Business Administration (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. 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. For more information please click here.
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act – General information about the bill here. Information on the tax credits here.
  • For further information and resources for small businesses, click here.
  • For further resources on SBA loan information for Tennessee businesses and non-profits, click here

Treasury Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses.

  • Small businesses and eligible non-profit organizations, veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or independent contractors, are eligible if you meet program size standards
  • For further details regarding the program, click here.
  • If you're a lender, click here for more information. 
  • If you're a borrower, click here for more information. 
  • The application for borrowers can be found here.

Tennessee Department of Health Resources:

  • Up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Tennessee here.
  • For questions on how you can get tested, please call the Tennessee COVID-19 Public Information Line: 1-877-9221.

Unemployment Resources:

  • The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – General information about the unemployment provisions here.
  • To file for unemployment in Tennessee, click here.
  • For frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and the Tennessee unemployment program, click here.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: 

  • For the latest modeling and projections of COVID-19 in Tennessee and around the world, click here

COVID-19 Testing in TN-07:

  • For the latest details on where to find testing in TN-07, click here

Click here for the latest updates from Congressman Mark Green.