COVID-19 Resources

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation exists to support economic growth in the four-county region. This includes serving as a resource for businesses during times of emergency.

Our office will remain open during regular business hours, M-F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

NOTE: Resources are provided as information only and should not be construed as medical or legal advice. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), or are experiencing symptoms of the disease, call your doctor/medical professional. Consult an attorney if you have legal questions related to COVID-19. The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation does not provide legal advice.


Return to School

Resource provided by the ISU EDA University Center

COVID-19 face coverings and face shield providers for childcare, school districts & parents

For Small Businesses

Signage for Open Restaurants

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund - Financial Empowerment Center

From Iowa SourceLink:

From the IEDA: 

From the SBA

From the SBDC

From Iowa Workforce Development

Coronavirus Relief Resources for US Business Owners (UBS Financial Advisors)

Guidance for Small Business Owners

Iowa Business Information on COVID-19 (Advance Iowa)

The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act - U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

(Corridor Senior Vice President Brian Dalziel is experienced with several SBA programs and is available for consultation, 712.264.3474)


Local Announcements

COVID-19 in Iowa



Chambers of Commerce:

For other closings and cancellations, please see the following sites: KICD, Explore Okoboji, KILR, Storm Lake Radio, Spencer Signal


Additional Guidance for Employees

Looking for employment? Check out the Corridor job posting page for open temporary jobs.

From Iowa Workforce Development:


Additional Guidance for Employers

Looking for employees? Post your open positions on the Corridor job posting page.

From the Center for Disease Control – Interim guidance for businesses and employers

From OSHA – COVID-19 Control and Prevention

From the Food Industry Association – Coronavirus resources and preparedness checklist (for the food industry)

Fact Sheets in Various Languages – Printable Coronavirus fact sheets in English, Spanish

Iowa Secretary of State Office

From Iowa Workforce Development:


General Information

Local Hospitals:

Iowa Department of Public Health – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Center for Disease Control – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (What you should know)

The World Health Organization – Q&A on Coronaviruses (COVID-19)

Re:  Special operations, assistance program and early nonresponse follow-up