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Covid-19

Last Updated: May 6, 2020

United Bank of Union is here for you.

In our commitment and dedication to serving our customers and community, United Bank of Union will be monitoring the developing COVID-19 situation and doing our best to inform our customers of any developments. Please check this web page, Facebook, and emails regularly for the most up-to-date information. Rest assured that United Bank has multiple resources to support and assist our customers.

A letter from UBU President, Mike Elliott

The CARES Act

On March 27, 2020, the United States Congress and President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

Small Business Administration  

For more information as to how this impacts you as a business owner, please visit the SBA website here.

 One of the most pressing needs is helping your business retain employees and keep your doors open. Here are some highlights of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

  • On Friday, April 3, small businesses and sole proprietorships were given the ability to apply to receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through United Bank of Union and other existing SBA lenders. 
  • On Friday, April 10, independent contracts and self-employed individuals were given the opportunity apply and receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through United Bank of Union and other existing SBA lenders.

For more information regarding the Paycheck Protection Program, including the application, visit our Payment Protection Program page here. 

Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Checks)

In accordance with the passing of the CARES Act, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service will be tasked with issuing economic impact payments to qualifying U.S. citizens. For information regarding eligibility, actions necessary on your part, and frequently asked questions, please click here. 

Stay Informed.

We will continue to monitor the news and any reports and/or requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as announcements from local, state, and federal governments. As we navigate these uncertain times, please know that UBU remains committed to providing the best service possible to our customers and community. Use this page as a resource as we will continue to update this page regularly.

Our Efforts.

Customer accounts can be accessed through our Online Banking platform or through the UBU Mobile App. From there, customers can check balances, transfer funds, view transactions, deposit checks, locate ATMs, and more. These platforms allow for 24/7 access to customer accounts. If you have any questions or wish to enroll, please give us a call at 636-583-2555.

UBU Safety Measures:

  • Lobby closures to unnecessary traffic
  • Sanitation protection and measures
  • Encourage online banking and payments
  • Hand sanitation and cleaning stations

Savings Account Procedures: 

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, relief from the six-per-month limit on transfers or withdrawals from savings accounts will be provided through July 1, 2020 and no excess withdrawal fees will be applied. This will also apply to Money Market accounts throughout this period of time. For more information regarding our savings accounts, please click here. 

Tips.

  • If you need to speak with an Account Service Representative, a Loan Officer, or access your Safe Deposit Box please call to set up an appointment.
  • Manage your finances from home using our Online Banking platform or the UBU Mobile App
  • Take advantage of the Drive Thru to help reduce the risk of exposure
  • Ways to pay while keeping social distance
    • Digital wallets
    • Online shopping
    • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Loan and Mortgage payments can be made through the drive thru or online.
    • If you have questions or need help setting up your online account, please call 636-583-2555
  • Learn how to spot potential scams and prevent fraud 
    • Don’t click on links from sources you are not familiar with. Unknown links could contain viruses designed to infect your computer or electronic device. Make sure the anti-malware and anti-virus software on your computer is up to date.
    • Be vigilant when receiving emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or experts saying that have information about the virus. For the most up-to-date information about the Coronavirus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
    • Ignore online offers for vaccinations. If you see ads touting prevention, treatment, or cure claims for the Coronavirus, ask yourself: if there’s been a medical breakthrough, would you be hearing about it for the first time through an ad or sales pitch?
    • Do your homework when it comes to donations, whether through charities or crowdfunding sites. Don’t let anyone rush you into making a donation. If someone requests donations in cash, by gift card, or by wiring money, don’t do it.
    • Be alert to “investment opportunities.” The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning people about online promotions, including on social media, claiming that the products or services of publicly-traded companies can prevent, detect, or cure coronavirus and that the stock of these companies will dramatically increase in value as a result.

Upcoming UBU and Community Event Status

UBU Events:

  • Seniority Club Travel and Financial Development Seminars through June 1 – Postponed
  • May 22 - ECC Health Fair - Cancelled

Union RXI:

  • The Class of 2020 High School Graduation Ceremony scheduled for May 21 has been cancelled at this time. Pending updates from local and state health officials, a tentative graduation ceremony is planned for Thursday, June 18 at 6pm at the Union High School. 

City of Union:

  • Scenic Regional Library – Offering Curbside Pickup. For more information regarding curbside pickup services, click here
  • City Hall will be closed to walk-in traffic.  All business will be done over the phone or by mail; a drop box is located on the east side of the building next to the parking lot for payments or forms.
  • Union city parks and restrooms are closed at this time. Trails are open for walking or biking, but please adhere to social distancing recommendations.
  • All city-coordinated indoor activities, programs, and facilities are postponed until May 1st.
  • All Pavilion Rentals in the City of Union Parks are canceled through June 8.
  • Union Auditorium is closed to the public until further notice.  This includes walkers, line dancers, and pickleball.
  • The Union Pool will not open for the 2020 season. The splash park at Veterans Memorial Park will also not open. 
  • Leagues, including softball and baseball, will not hold any practices or games throughout May and June. 
  • The Memorial Day Parade, organized by the American Legion Post 297, has been cancelled.
  • Founders Day activities are cancelled. The Union Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Semi-Virtual Run the first weekend in June. Click here for more information. 

Contact Us

Contact United Bank of Union for any questions or concerns.

Number: 636-583-2555
Email: info@ubu.bank
Hours:

Monday – Thursday Lobby Hours:  8am through 6pm (**excluding the Main Street branch, where the lobby is open until 3pm)

Friday: 8am through 6pm

Saturday: 8am through 12pm 

Franklin County

Covid-19 Awareness

Union RXI

Closures and Details

CDC Updates

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has up to date information about COVID-19 and can help you learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones.