COVID-19

COVID-19

FULL MASK ORDINANCE HERE

Please see press releases at the bottom which are updated accordingly. 

This is the official landing page for the City of Ozark regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to working in coordination with our partner agencies, as well as the state and federal government, to monitor this evolving situation and to ensure our response actions are based on the latest facts.
Our main communication page regarding recent updates, press releases, and resources can be viewed here.

If you have questions, please contact coronavirus@ozarkmissouri.org.

Click here for information regarding planning and development assistance. 

Click here to view the playbook for general guidelines effective June 16, 2020.

Original Phase Two Playbook for local businesses with guidelines for reopening in the age of COVID-19

Helpful links for small businesses: 

Small Business Resiliency Guidebook

Emergency Procedures Template

Business Resiliency Plan Template

City of Ozark Press releases

Help for local businesses:

  • For tips on preventing the spread of coronavirus at your business and information on what to do if you have a confirmed case at your workplace, visit the Springfield/Greene County Health Department by clicking here
  • For ideas, tips, networking and trainings for helping your business survive the economic impact of the pandemic, contact the Ozark Chamber of Commerce: OzarkChamber.com 
  • For information about federal and state programs designed to help your business survive the pandemic, or to be connected with regional resources, contact Show Me Christian County by clicking here
  • The Paycheck Protection Program is now live! Starting April 10, 2020 independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply. The Department of Treasury and SBA is encouraging those who need assistance to apply as quickly as you can because there is a funding cap. Below find additional information on the final overview provided by the Department of Treasury, the borrower application form, and an eligible lender lookup. Final Overview of:
  • Treasury Payroll Support: Title IV of the CARES Act related to payroll support to aid airline industry employees, and on loans to airline industry and businesses critical to national security.
  • Support Ozark businesses. See resources via the Ozark Chamber of Commerce and FAQ by clicking here.