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FSEA COVID-19 Resources


The FSEA has created this page to keep its members and the print finishing community up to date on issues arising from COVID-19 that may affect them, their employees and their businesses. If there’s anything we can do to support our members at this time, please reach out by calling (785) 271-5816 or email jeff@fsea.com.


"The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation is changing daily. While uncertainty is always difficult in the business world, it’s important to look to the experts for guidance in these unusual times. Links are provided here to give you easy access to resources from the CDC, OSHA, US Chamber of Commerce and the White House."

Safety guidelines:

Guidance for workplace preparation: Potential assistance for business disruption: Click Here for Additional Resources and Links »


For those who are involved with the production of cartons, labels or any type of printed and/or finished materials for packaging, the attached letter can help determine your status as an Essential Business.


On March 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its first round of published guidance to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020. FFCRA will help the United States combat and defeat COVID-19 by giving all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members.


The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs and initiatives that will soon be available from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to address these needs, as well as some additional tax provisions that are outside the scope of SBA.

https://www.sbc.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/9/7/97ac840c-28b7-4e49-b872-d30a995d8dae/F2CF1DD78E6D6C8C8C3BF58C6D1DDB2B.small-business-owner-s-guide-to-the-cares-act-final-.pdf