Updated Friday, February 12, 2021 – 10:30 a.m.

Our Liberty business community is strong and resilient. You have approached this situation with hope, humility, and a shared sense of purpose. The Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce’s top priorities during this time are the health and wellness of our community, and minimizing the potential economic and business impact of COVID-19 in our community.

 

REBUILDING AND REOPENING

On July 19, 2020, Clay County Public Health Center began requiring face masks and coverings to be worn in all indoor areas of public accommodation. Masking guidelines are in place until further notice. More detailed information can be found here.

Downloadable Signs For Your Business (English) (Spanish)

On January 14th, the Clay County Public Health Emergency Order (1.13.21) was amended, we remain in Phase 2, Step 2 of the Clay County COVID-19 Recovery Plan. This new order also allows venues serving food and drink to remain open until 12 a.m. while limiting occupancy to 50%. Whether indoors or outdoors, groups should be seated, limited to no more than 10 persons, and remain six feet from other parties. Masks should continue to be worn when not actively eating or drinking.

IMPORTANT: Businesses in the city of Liberty comply with the Clay County emergency order above and Kansas City businesses in Clay County comply with the City of Kansas City Covid-19 Emergency Order.

 

COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has identified the purposes of a COVID-19 vaccine as (1) decrease death and serious disease, (2) preserve functioning of society, (3) reduce extra burden that COVID-19 is having on people already facing disparities and (4) increase the chance for everyone to enjoy health and well-being.

Read more about Missouri’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy here.

 

CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (CARES) ACT

A coronavirus relief package was passed by Congress and signed by the President on December 27, 2020. This re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program with additional small business forgiveness.

Here is what Small Businesses need to know about the new pandemic relief package:

 

BUSINESS GRANT & LOAN INFORMATION

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES