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This information is regarding the declared disaster area affected by Severe Storms and Flash Flooding on July 15, 2020.
To provide better service to disaster survivors, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Friday, Aug.28 that effective immediately, the hours of operations for its Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center/Business Recovery Center (VDLOC) in Illinois are now 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern Time, seven days a week, for businesses and residences in the declared disaster area affected by severe storms and flash flooding on July 15, 2020. The new number to call the VDLOC for assistance is (800) 659-2955.
The declaration covers Woodford County and the adjacent counties of LaSalle, Livingston, Marshall, McClean, Peoria and Tazewell in Illinois.
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July 28, 2020
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