COVID-19 Update: View our COVID-19 Resources.

Tennessee/Sumner County Pledge & Reopening Guidelines

Forward Sumner, in cooperation with the County Mayor’s office, will maintain the Tennessee/Sumner County Pledge which provides all the ERG guidelines that have been issued to support the reopening of our local economy. The voluntary Tennessee Pledge guidelines recommend health and safety mitigation practices, return to work guidance, and recommendations for social distancing during social and recreational activities.

Governor Lee’s Executive Order #38  is an order to return to work safely while urging continued adherence to health and social distancing guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.

CDC Guidelines:  Opening America Up Again (Issued Wednesday, May 20th)

Business and Policy Resources

Assistance for Small Businesses – We are on the second round (resumed April 27, 2020) of The Paycheck Protection Program, which prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $310 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses.

SBA Loan Options

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES):

Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

Economic Opportunities & Impacts

Sumner County Directives

Statistics and Databases

FTC Consumer Information – Coronavirus Scams

Scammers are taking advantage of fears about the Coronavirus.  Read the FTC’s recommendations and hints to protect yourself and your family here.