Gov. John Kasich announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted Ohio's request to issue disaster declaration as a result of July's severe storms.
The SBA declaration enables residents and businesses in Perry County and those in Athens, Fairfield, Hocking, Licking, Morgan and Muskingum, who incurred uninsured losses resulting from the severe storms July 9-10 to apply for long-term, low-interest loans.
Residents and businesses can apply for the loans by calling 1-800-659-2955 or go online here.
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