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Letter For Essential Workers

MBA encourages banks to use this template letter that defines employees as essential personnel and to share this letter with their employees. To access this recording requires a password to MBA’s website.

Your Bank's Response to COVID-19

We are reaching out to ask for your help in keeping the Missouri banking community informed and sound throughout the current pandemic crisis. Many banks have begun formally making operational changes as a result of pandemic plans, and others are developing new plans/processes as customer behavior changes.

As your association, we want to keep you aware of any major trends and developments happening around the state that could impact your business. For that reason, we are asking that you complete this form to share with us any changes in operation taking place in your markets. Thank you for your time to complete this.

MBA Conference Calls With Legislators, Regulators Now Available

A recording of the conference call that MBA hosted with Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer and Congresswoman Ann Wagner on March 27 regarding the CARES Act is now available online. To access this recording requires a password to MBA’s website.

A recording of the conference call that MBA hosted with regulators March 20 the coronavirus pandemic is now available online. To access this recording requires a password to MBA’s website.

Coronavirus Compliance FAQs and Additional Resources

The MBA Compliance Services team has received numerous compliance questions related to the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to assist member banks, we have created Bank Compliance COVID-19 FAQs.

We also have developed a Demographic Information Telephone Script that may be helpful to banks that are now taking applications over the phone. To access these documents requires a password to MBA’s website.

State News

Parson Requires Social Distancing Statewide

Gov. Parson issued an executive order March 21 to require social distancing statewide. This order does not prohibit people from visiting a variety of places, including banks, so long as necessary precautions are taken and maintained to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. MORE INFORMATION

Secretary of State’s Office Open for Business

'Stay Home,' 'Shelter In Place' Orders

The following cities and counties have issued "stay home" or "shelter in place" orders. Banks and financial institutions are considered "essential businesses."

SBA Approves Disaster Declaration For Missouri

The U.S. Small Business Administration approved Missouri’s request for assistance through the federal agency’s disaster loan program March 21. This move makes low interest disaster loans available to small businesses and private non-profits severely impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). MORE INFORMATION