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Congressman Wilson provides update on COVID-19 and PPP act

Washington, DC – Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-2) recently provided another e-mail that updated the government’s handling of the COVID-19 response. He also praised the newest funding of the PPP act.

In that e-mail, Wilson said, “As the coronavirus situation continues, it is important to stay healthy and safe. Please continue following Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to help keep you, your family, and your friends protected against this disease. If you or your family have concerns about the coronavirus, please visit the CDC's website or call 1-800-CDC-INFO.”

He went on to explain that last Thursday, he voted to support the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. According to the congressman, our families, small businesses, and hospitals need this support to stay safe and maintain jobs, now more than ever.

Wilson stated, “The Paycheck Protection Program was widely successful in preserving 30 million American jobs and makes a positive difference for American families.” He went on to let the public know he spoke on the House Floor Thursday in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. His speech provided a real-world example of success with the Paycheck Protection Program which was on Fox Business News last week. Bill Dukes of the Blue Marlin Restaurant in Columbia praised Scott Hagler of Security Federal Bank for saving jobs during the interview.

To update the coronavirus response, Wilson explained there are numerous resources from the South Carolina and Federal government to help you, your family, and community. You can find a list of these resources on his website, here. This list is updated daily to ensure you and your family have what you need to stay safe and healthy.

To receive coronavirus updates from Congressman Wilson’s office, subscribe here. Congressman Wilson closed by saying, “The health and safety of our community is my priority, I am confident we will push through and come out of this crisis stronger than ever.”

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