Useful Resources for  Navigating COVID-19

All of us have been impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 virus. To help our family businesses and their leaders in these times of uncertainty we have compiled a list of resources that can help you to navigate these difficult times.


HR Toolkit

Sample Communications to Employees 

Sample Policies

Sample Forms

Sample Letters





Resources For Leaders

5 Phases of a Pandemic

7 Steps for Leading Through a Crisis

10 Ways An Effective Crisis Manager Survives a Crisis

Challenging Times Call for Personal Leadership

Coronavirus: 8 Things Your Small Business Needs to Do

Crisis Communication — How to Communicate with Employees During a Crisis?

Crisis Leadership: Five Principles for Managing the Unexpected

Crisis Leadership In Real Time: 8 Pandemic Best Practices

How a Good Leader Reacts to a Crisis

Positivity Through Crisis

Resources to Effectively Lead Amid COVID-19

Webinar: Leading Without Burning Out

COVID-19 Workforce Leader Discussion with Molley Ricketts & Cara Silletto

Part 1: Mental Toughness 
Part 2: Working from Home
Part 3: Layoffs & Loyalty



Resources for Working Remotely

Coronavirus: How to work from home, the right way

COVID-19 Has My Teams Working Remotely: A Guide for Leaders

COVID-19: Remote Work Guidelines for Employees (Cornell University)

Covid-19: Tips for successful remote working

Leading Remotely ... In Times of Crisis

Protecting Health & Maintaining Productivity During the COVID-19 Crisis A 10-Point Checklist

Remote working & COVID-19: 5 things companies need to consider before employees work from home

Top Tech Tools to Keep Your Team Connected During Coronavirus

Resources for Returning Back to Work

Acquiring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Webinar Recording - Getting Back to Work with COVID-19 - Best Practices, & How To's for your success

USI Steer Returning To Work In the COVID-19 Environment | What It Means For Your Business & Employees


CARES Act (Paycheck Protection Program)

Small Business Payment Protection Program Overview
Paycheck Protection Program Application
CARES Act Loan Worksheet
Paycheck Protection Program Estimation Tool
Notice from U.S. Treasury
Payment Protection Program Borrower Information Fact Sheet
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loan Small Business Guide and Checklist
Paycheck Protection Program Frequently Asked Questions
SBA Form 3508 PPP Forgiveness Application
PPP Forgiveness Calculator


Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance  - Employer Handbook for Covid-19


Local & Member Resources

GLI - Covid-19 Crisis Support Hub

Harding & Shymanski Company - HSC Coronavirus Resource Center

HR Affiliates - Covid-19 Resources for Employers and Employees

Indiana Chamber

Kentucky Chamber

Louisville SCORE

MCM Covid-19 Solutions Group

One Southern Indiana (1si)




Other resources for Family Firms and Small Businesses

Family Business in Times of Corona—Tharawat COVID-19 Portal

Family Business Magazine Newsletter

Five Ways Businesses are Stepping Up to Help Their Communities

Four Strategies to Mitigate the Disruption of COVID-19

Opportunity in Challenges: Family Business as Usual?

Resources for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

 Small Business Association

Tharawat Magazine 

US Chamber of Commerce