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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Carbondale Shares Resources with Business Owners Affected by COVID-19 Closures

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CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale’s Office of Economic Development has compiled a list of resources for businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19. The COVID-19 Business Resource page will continue to be updated as new information becomes available.

“The City has taken broad steps to address these unprecedented circumstances, and that includes looking at any and all options to assist our struggling businesses”, said Economic Development Director Steven Mitchell, “Our businesses are encouraged to review these resources and reach out to me directly with questions, concerns or suggestions on steps we can take to weather this event together.”

The list of COVID-19 Business Resources includes information on local financial assistance, utility provider accommodations, and unemployment insurance.

You can find this list on the City of Carbondale website (

For more information, contact Public Relations Officer Roni LeForge at 618-559-1939.

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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