The Kansas business community’s priority is ensuring its employees are safe and healthy while working to provide the much-needed support, services and products during this global crisis.
Our state’s recovery will depend greatly on how well state and local leaders manage the reopening of our society and businesses. They must base their reopening decisions on reliable data, not political rhetoric or feared perceptions. There are a number of sources that provide state and county by county level COVID-19 data that can assist leaders in making well-informed decisions so businesses, their employees and citizens have confidence in the safety of their workplaces. Here are a few data sources the Kansas Chamber tracks:
Kansas was one of the last states to fully recover from the 2008-09 recession. The economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis will have long-term consequences. The Kansas Chamber’s Relief and Recovery Agenda provides a path to speed our state’s recovery.