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CARES Act provision highlights

Stimulus payments:

  • Direct payments to taxpayers equal to $1,200 per individual ($2,400 joint return)
  • plus $500 per child.
  • Phased out for incomes above $75,000 ($150,000 joint).
  • Treasury expects to begin dispersing funds by the third full week of April.

Unemployment benefits:

  • Extend unemployment insurance by 13 weeks and include a four-month enhancement of benefits
  • Unemployment compensation is available for those not eligible for regular UI, including those who may have exhausted benefits.
  • an additional $600 per worker per week unemployment compensation payment is available.

Filing an unemployment claim:

  • If this is your first time filing for unemployment please watch this video on unemployment basics.
  • Visit UInteract to file for unemployment and access our video gallery at, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Regional Claims Center representatives are available by phone Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM by calling:

Jefferson City                          573-751-9040
Kansas City                             816-889-3101
Springfield                              417-895-6851
St. Louis                                  314-340-4950
Outside Local Calling Area        800-320-2519

Or to contact Regional Claims Center representative by email:

Missouri Career Center

Job Center staff will be available to assist customers, including those laid off due to the COVID-19 situation, by telephone. Services can be accessed by calling 1-888-728-JOBS (5627) or online at

Individual Insurance Option

Due to the impact of the coronavirus, unfortunately, many people are being laid off from their jobs and are losing group health coverage. Connell Insurance is offering the option to call their partner Broker Source, to enroll in individual health insurance or a short-term medical plan within 60 days of losing coverage.  Their individual enrollment center can be reached by calling 913-333-3380.  Please let the enrollment reps know you were referred by Connell Insurance, Inc.  Click here to download an information sheet.

Health Care Option

Faith Community Health is open to serve patients five days a week. Supporting our employer-based FaithCare healthcare benefits program will help ensure we can continue to serve people in need through this difficult time when health care is on everyone's minds. Info on this program is available online at or by calling 417-336-9355. FaithCare now includes Virtual Visits powered by CoxHealth for just $10. Healthcare services for uninsured employees.

Medicom Service Update

Mediacom Business:  In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Mediacom has made a policy to NOT terminate service for non-payment. Further, if necessary, you can call 800-379-7412 to suspend service. Additionally, if you are a customer that needs to make alterations please call 417-425-3073. Together we will survive this interruption.

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