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SBA Assistance in Response to Coronavirus

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering disaster assistance in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We understand that this is an uncertain time for our local businesses and the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority is here to offer information about how the SBA may be able to provide low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The SBA is strongly committed to providing the most effective and customer-focused response possible. For additional information, please contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail You can download the SBA’s Estimated Disaster Economic Injury Worksheet for Businesses on our website. Submit your completed form to

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