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Covid-19 is having an impact on certain elements of Oklahoma’s Workforce System. Following is  information specific to Oklahoma businesses along with other assistance and guidance information.

Oklahoma COVID-19 Resources

Small Business Administration COVID-19 Disaster Loan

Small business loans will be made available through the SBA for those businesses impacted.

Companies needing assistance with the application forms and economic development organizations providing assistance to businesses in their communities should contact Ray Little at or 405-815-5227.

SBA application site-

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.  For more information please visit

Job Opportunities

There are many organizations that are trying to hire right now. The U.S. Census Bureau still needs hundreds of Enumerators all across the state. For more information on the Census Jobs please visit

Many retailers are also hiring due to increase in demand for goods such as groceries, stocking and delivery. For more information on companies hiring, resources, and other workforce needs please visit or

Filing for Unemployment

If you have questions about filing for unemployment, or new programs addressing unemployment related to COVID-19, contact the Oklahoma Employee Security Commission through