Planning to Reopen?

Executive Order 20-48 issued by Gov. Tim Walz on April 30th 2020 requires each business in operation during the peacetime emergency establish a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. Download the template from the Minnesota Deparment of Labor and Industry at

Important Links:

Financial Resources:

US Small Business Administration, apply online at

  1. Economic Injury Disaster Loan program: working capital loans up to $2 million towards temporary loss of revenue, low interest rate

  2. Economic Injury Disaster ADVANCE Loan: up to $10,000 that does not have to be repaid

  3. Paycheck Protection Program: loan up to $10 million determined by 8 weeks of prior average payroll plus an additional 25% of that amount, loan payments will be deferred for six months

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently passed by Congress, more information at

  1. For help filling out applications within congressional district 2, contact Representative Angie Craig's district office at

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), apply online at

  1. Minnesota Executive Order 20-15 loan program for small businesses and independent contractors

Apply for benefits if your employment has been affected by COVID-19 at

  1. The Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program provides a temporary partial wage replacement to Minnesota workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own


Daily Updates from the City of Pine Island at


Micro Loan from the Pine Island Economic Development Authority (MN Exec Order 20-04) at