Latest Survey Results Show Effects of Coronavirus on Acadiana Economy

LAFAYETTE, La. – In mid-April, a second COVID-19 Business Impact Survey was conducted through a joint effort of business resource partners including One Acadiana, Lafayette Economic Development Authority, Acadiana Workforce Solutions, Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management, United Way of Acadiana, and other local chambers and economic development offices from around the Acadiana region.

The survey was completed by nearly 500 businesses and is a follow-up to a similar survey conducted in March. In both the March and April surveys about 90% of businesses indicate they expect their revenue or sales will be down because of COVID-19.

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