Through the end of 2020, businesses in Carmi received just under a quarter of a million dollars in health related relief from the CARES Act issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. New information shows that businesses in Illinois received about $5.2 billion. The average loan size in Carmi was $26,801, but that’s because it was top heavy. Dr. Saqib’s office received the largest amount at $145,516 in total. Wabash Christian Village was next at $33,830. White County also received more than $30,000. Taylor Eye Care was approved for $20,080. Gholson Chiropractic received just under $6,700 while Oak Street Chiropractic received $2,866. Plum Street Pharmacy was allocated $1,853 and Dr. Lars Gentry from Carmi Eye Care strangely received exactly $4.