BEND, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management is working with the state to identify potential economic losses resulting from late summer wildfires. The Governor can request assistance from the Small Business Administration in the form of an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), if made aware of the loss.
Lack of Summer Visitors Impacts Sisters Economy
Small businesses and nonprofits that lost money due to the smoke, between August 17 and early September, can apply for assistance by emailing contact information and the name of the company to EmergencyMgt@deschutes.org
. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday.
Photo: Sisters area smoke, August 30, 2017.